February 20, 2007

Nominations sought for outstanding nonprofit leaders and organizations

Community members familiar with the work of an outstanding nonprofit leader or organization in Northeast Ohio are invited to submit nominations for the 2007 Leadership in Nonprofit Management Award and the 2007 Organization Innovation Award.

Both awards are sponsored by Case Western Reserve University's Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations and its Alumni Association. Nonprofit board members are especially encouraged to consider making a nomination. Submissions are due by noon on Wednesday, February 28, to the Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations.

Award recipients are determined by an independent selection committee. Recipients will join the ranks of and have an opportunity to network with well-known leaders and organizations in the Northeast Ohio nonprofit community.

The Leadership in Nonprofit Management Award is presented to an individual based on the criteria of:

  • Leadership
  • Service as a nonprofit management role model
  • Creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship as demonstrated by the candidate's ability to successfully identify and address core organizational issues
  • Leadership in fostering interaction among staff, volunteers, and the community
  • Commitment to the principles and skills associated with good management

The Organization Innovation Award is presented to an organization with an outstanding record of:

  • Innovation
  • Expansion beyond traditional organizational boundaries
  • Creation of a culture/climate of innovation within the organization

The awards will be presented at the Mandel Center Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, June 6. For details on the nomination process, where to submit materials and a list of previous winners, go to http://www.case.edu/mandelcenter/nonprofitawards/.

For more information contact Kimyette Finley, 216.368.0521.

Posted by: Heidi Cool, February 20, 2007 03:59 PM | News Topics: Awards, HeadlinesMain, Provost Initiatives

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