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CNM’s A Night of Light Nominations Open

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CNM (formerly the Center for Nonprofit Management) has announced its 2018 A Night of Light nonprofit award nominations are now open through July 31.

A Night of Light celebrates the organizations and individuals positively impacting our community. Since 2001, A Night of Light has awarded more than $475,000 in cash awards to 95 organizations.

2018 Award Categories include:

Nonprofit of the Year

Presented to the nonprofit organization that has best impacted the community through a strategic plan that has furthered the organization’s mission, embedded the mission in the organization’s culture and has used innovative approaches to reach desired outcomes.

Nonprofit CEO of the Year

Presented to the nonprofit CEO/Executive Director who has best demonstrated exemplary leadership and vision. This individual will not only embody the essential characteristics of a leader, but will also have used innovative approaches to achieve measurable gains in employee relations, long-term strategic vision, organizational performance and efficiency.

Nonprofit Board Leader of the Year

Presented to the board chairperson or board member who has best contributed to the long-term impact of the nonprofit that he or she serves and whose leadership exhibits best practices in nonprofit governance. This individual links bold vision and ambitious plans to financial support, expertise and a clear focus on measurable outcomes.

Nonprofit Partner of the Year

Presented to the nonprofit organization that has best impacted the community through a strategic plan that has furthered the organization’s mission, embedded the mission in the organization’s culture and has used innovative approaches to reach desired outcomes.

Nonprofit Program Leader of the Year

Presented to the program leader whose program leadership has made significant impact on the community. Recognized by peers as an outstanding steward of the mission, this person demonstrates innovative approaches to addressing community issues through effective programming that demonstrate strong outcomes.

The event will take place on Thursday, November 8 at the George W. Bush Presidential Center. Find out more here.

*Photo of 2017 A Night of Light Award Winners, courtesy of CNM.

ABOUT THE CENTER FOR NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT

For over 35 years, CNM (formerly the Center for Nonprofit Management) has helped strengthen the nonprofit sector through its affordable education and comprehensive management consulting services. Find out more on the organization’s website.

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