“Nonprofits are vital to building strong communities throughout Colorado. Colorado Nonprofit Week Awards give people a chance to recognize extraordinary leaders," said Renny Fagan, president and CEO of Colorado Nonprofit Association.
Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 08, 2015
Colorado Nonprofit Association is accepting nominations for the 2016 Colorado Nonprofit Week Awards until Oct. 23, 2015. The awards recognize leaders who directly support the success of Colorado's nonprofit community.
- William Funk Award for Building Stronger Communities honors exceptional leaders who deliver solutions, are eager to do what is needed, and understand and respect the many diverse communities of Colorado.
- Legislator of the Year Award honors a member of the Colorado General Assembly who has demonstrated an extraordinary level of commitment to the goals and legislative priorities of Colorado nonprofits during the 2015 legislative session.
- Public Service Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual whose career in public service, as an elected or appointed official, has exemplified a long-term commitment at the highest level to Colorado’s nonprofit sector.
- Excellence in Media Award recognizes individual media professionals or media companies that have enhanced awareness of Colorado nonprofits.
“Nonprofits are vital to building strong communities throughout Colorado,” said Renny Fagan, president and CEO of Colorado Nonprofit Association. “Colorado Nonprofit Week Awards give people a chance to recognize the extraordinary leaders who are making a difference in their own community.”
The 2016 Colorado Nonprofit Week Awards nomination form can be downloaded at http://www.coloradononprofits.org. Anyone can nominate an outstanding leader working within or supporting Colorado’s nonprofit community for an award.
Winners will be announced at the Colorado Nonprofit Weeks Awards Luncheon on March 16, 2016.
About Colorado Nonprofit Association
Colorado Nonprofit Association exists to strengthen the over 20,000 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations in Colorado because they are crucial to a better quality of life in our state. The Association serves as the collective voice for the Colorado nonprofit community and a statewide membership organization, helping nonprofits fulfill their mission. With a mission to lead, serve and strengthen all Colorado nonprofits, the Colorado Nonprofit Association provides access to resources and tools designed to educate and inform about new ideas, best practices, and pressing public policies, with the end goal of achieving greater positive impact on Colorado communities. Established in 1986, the Colorado Nonprofit Association serves nonprofit organizations across the state. For more information, please visit http://www.ColoradoNonprofits.org or call (303) 832-5710 or (800) 333-6554.