The $15,000 award is to celebrate and recognize a Georgia nonprofit leader’s innovative and strategic efforts
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 17, 2009
The Georgia Center for Nonprofits (GCN) announces that it is accepting nominations for the Evelyn G. Ullman Innovative Leadership Award. The award will be presented on Saturday April 10, 2010 at The Georgia Nonprofit Summit which will be included as part of the Nonprofit Technology Conference this year in Atlanta, Georgia. The awards luncheon will be held at the Omni Hotel at the CNN Center.
The Evelyn G. Ullman award is bestowed every other year to one outstanding nonprofit leader. The intent of the award is to celebrate and recognize a Georgia nonprofit leader’s innovative and strategic efforts that have had a significant impact on a community issue.
This award, a check in the amount of $15,000 written to the winner’s organization, is made available by the Evelyn G. Ullman family who has committed $75,000 to the awards program.
Past winners include:
•2008 winner: Sally Bethea, Executive Director of the Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper
•2006 winner: Doug Ammar, Executive Director of the Georgia Justice Project
The deadline for 2010 nominations is Friday February 12, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. Selection criteria and nomination application is available online at
About Evelyn G. Ullman
An Atlanta resident for much of her life, Evelyn G. Ullman is a long-time supporter of Georgia’s nonprofits—having been a volunteer, donor, and leader. Among her accomplishments is development of Jerusalem House, a program for homeless men, women and children with AIDS.
About the Georgia Center for Nonprofits
An all-in-one resource for and about Georgia's nonprofit sector, the Georgia Center for Nonprofits works to serve, strengthen and support nonprofit, charitable organizations statewide. The Center provides nonprofits with the resources and tools they need to be most effective; promotes partnerships between nonprofits and foundations, businesses and government to meet critical needs; and helps state and local policy-makers and the public, understand and support the work of nonprofits. More information is available online at http://www.gcn.org/.
Contact: Lynne Norton, Marketing Manager 678-916-3066