Program Excellence

Program Excellence

The Beacon Awards are designed to honor excellence in nonprofit organizations. They are intended to raise awareness of excellence at work in our local nonprofit sector and to honor volunteers and individual staff.

Selection Criteria
• Rationale for Selection - This section requires the nominator succinctly state the reasons for which the program has been nominated by the organization. The rationale should address the following questions:
1) How does the program address a community need?
2) How does the program fit the description?
3) What are the program results?
• The organization can name an individual or the organization as the recipient of the award. If an individual is chosen, the nomination must address responses to questions acknowledging the individual.
• Endorsements from staff and board peers supporting the rationale
• Endorsements from clients or collaborative partners

Presentation of Awards
An independent awards committee will review all applications. The honorees chosen for the awards and all other nominees will be honored at the Nonprofit Management Center Beacon Awards Luncheon currently scheduled on September 26, 2023. Honorees will receive an award and $1,000 for the nominating organization.

If you have any questions, please contact Sam Palmer at (432) 570-7971 or

Application Deadline - Friday, June 16, 2023 by 5:00 pm

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  • Nomination Contact Information

    Please complete the contact information for the program you are nominating for Program Excellence.

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  • Nominator Contact Information

    Please complete the contact information below for the person NMC should contact regarding this nomination.

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