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2017 WV Nonprofit Excellence Awards

By on June 13, 2017 in News

Click here to access the application.
Deadline: August 31, 2017

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.

Eligibility and 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. Organizations can self-nominate or be nominated by someone else. Awards are based on the organization as a whole and not on one specific program. Winners will receive an award, be recognized at WVNPA’s annual conference in Charleston, October 12 & 13, 2017, on WVNPA’s website, and in a statewide press release, and receive one free registration to the annual conference. Access the application here.


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

Timeline and Selection Process:

Applications must be emailed by August 31, 2017. Winners will be selected and notified during the first part of September. 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 Oct. 12 & 13th.


Contact the WVNPA at 304-667-2248 or email

Click here to access the application.


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