The Washington Post 2013 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management
The Center for Nonprofit Advancement, in partnership with The Washington Post, announced the call for applications for The Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management on November 1, 2012. The deadline for applications closed on January 7, 2013.
From the pool of more than 40 applicants, 10 semi-finalist organizations were invited to submit Part Two applications. From this group, five organizations were selected as 2013 Award Finalists.
The 2013 Award winner was announced during the Best Practices Celebration on May 23 at The Washington Post.
A $10,000 grant was presented to the winning organization in addition to a scholarship to the Georgetown University Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program. Four honorable mentions were presented with a $2,500 grant award. The winning organization and the honorable mention recipients were also recognized by The Washington Post. All applicants received feedback on their management practices from the Award Selection Committee.
In its 19th year of competition, The Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management rewards management competence, recognizes innovation and promotes sustainable best practices that lead to excellence in nonprofit management. The 2012 recipient of The Washington Post Award was Community of Hope, a nonprofit social service organization that improves the health and quality of life for low-income, homeless and underserved families and individuals in the District of Columbia.
The competition is open to any 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in the Washington metropolitan area. Learn more about the award and view a list of past recipients.
This award is a program of the Center for Nonprofit Advancement, sponsored by The Washington Post, with additional support by the Rotary Club of Washington, DC and Georgetown University’s Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership’s Nonprofit Executive Certificate Program.
About The Washington Post
The Washington Post, a multiplatform news source covering the politics, policies, personalities and institutions that make Washington, D.C. the world’s seat of power, supports D.C.-area organizations and programs that promote achievement in the arts and education and that strive to make a difference. The Washington Post is owned by The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO), a diversified education and media company.
About the Center for Nonprofit Advancement
The Center for Nonprofit Advancement strengthens the capacity of nonprofit organizations throughout Greater Washington, D.C. The Center directly partners with nearly 1,000 nonprofits helping them achieve their missions through training and technical assistance programs, networking, advocacy and group buying power.
- See findings from the 2013 selection process
- Center members, log-in to access templates, tools and resources from this and previous years of competition
- Read spotlights on each of our 2013 Finalists in The Washington Post's Capital Business.
- See Twitter updates from the Award with tag #PostAward
Please join us in thanking our 2013 Selection Committee Members:
Alan J. Abramson, Professor, Department of Public and International Affairs, George Mason University
Sylvia Ramirez Benatti, Campus Executive Director, American Humanics Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Coordinator, Community-based Learning, University of the District of Columbia
Michael W. Bigley, Program Officer, The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation
Octavia Stanton Caldwell, Principal Consultant, ROC Consultants
Eric Fraint, President and Founder, Your Part-Time Controller, LLC
Michael Freedman, CPA, Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman
Barbara Garlock, Director of Project FIRM, Nonprofit Roundtable of Greater Washington
Marshall Ginn, CFRE, Capital Development Strategies
Amy K. Harbison, Principal, Open Window Creative Strategies
Miguel Leonardo, Financial Advisor, R&R Group at Morgan Stanley
Danielle Logan, Vice President & Relationship Manager, M&T Bank
Diane Berry Love, Independent Consultant
Kelly Sweeney McShane, Executive Director, Community of Hope
Katy Moore, Member Services Director, Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers
Brett Norton, Development and Communications Director, Fair Chance
Margaux O’Malley, Principal, Grand Junction Design
Daniel Owens, Social Multimedia Coordinator, The Foundation Center
Kelly Reid, Senior Director, Atlas Corps
Leon Seemann, Chief Operating Officer, Yeshiva of Greater Washington
Bridget Weiss, Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP
Catherine Olsen, Publicist, The Washington Post
Judge Lawrence Margolis, Rotary Club of Washington, DC