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Awards for Excellence

Awards to West Virginia Nonprofits for Outstanding
Contributions to Communities Within the State

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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West Virginia Nonprofit Association (WVNPA)

Deadline Date:

07/31/18 Receipt


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Awards to West Virginia nonprofit organizations to recognize outstanding contributions within the nonprofit sector. Applications will be considered from organizations of any size, both new and well-established. Awards are based on the organization as a whole and not on one specific program.

The West Virginia Nonprofit Association’s Awards for Excellence are designed to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of West Virginia Nonprofit organizations and increase awareness of the impact of the nonprofit sector in communities throughout the state of West Virginia. The Foundation for the Awards for Excellence are West Virginia’s Principles and Practices for Nonprofit Excellence.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 181987

Number of Grants:

Three (3) awards will be given, one for each category: organizations with operating budgets of $300,000 or less; organizations with operating budgets of $300,001 – $750,000; organizations with operating budgets of $750,001 or more.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Created by the WVNPA, the awards are open to any 501(c)3 nonprofit organization located in West Virginia. There is no fee to apply for the award.

Organizations do not have to be a member of the WVNPA to apply. Applications are welcome from small, medium, and large nonprofits as well as new or well-established organizations.

Past award recipients are not eligible to apply for 3 years.

Pre-Application Information:

Organizations can self-nominate or be nominated by someone else.

Nonprofits are encouraged to re-apply the following year if not chosen.

Applications must be received by July 31, 2018. Winners will be selected and notified by August 17, 2018.

Winners will receive an award, be recognized at WVNPA’s Nonprofit Leadership Summit at Canaan Valley Resort, September 25, 2018, on WVNPA’s website and in a statewide press release, and receive one free registration to the annual Summit.

The award selection committee is an all-volunteer committee selected by the WVNPA’s Program Committee. All information submitted remains confidential. If you are a winner, you must be able to send at least one representative to the annual conference Sept. 25 & 26.

Principals and Practices of Nonprofit Excellence:

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Laura Lee Haddad

P.O. Box 1452
Lewisburg, WV 24901

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Geographic Focus:

USA: West Virginia