Nonprofit Excellence Awards
Congratulations to all of our
2016 Nonprofit Excellence Award Winners
Emerging Nonprofit of the Year - presented to a nonprofit that has been operating for 5 years or less that has already begun to make a positive impact in the community it serves.
Winner - Riverview Hope Campus
Runner-Up - Best Buddies and Bible Reading Ministry
High-Impact Nonprofit of the Year - presented to a nonprofit that has made significant progress towards achieving its mission and has made a measurable impact in the community it serves.
Winner - Ronald McDonald House
Runner-Up - Thea Foundation and CASA of the 2nd Judicial District
Outstanding Nonprofit Board Member of the Year - presented to a board member who always steps up when needed, who provides valuable leadership to the organization, and consistently keeps abreast of the organization’s direction to ensure it is on track to achieve its mission.
Winner - Catherine Hughes, Arkansas Repertory Theatre
Runner-Up - Mary Sue Whitelaw, Holy Sews and Ken Hammonds, Family Home of Little Rock
Young Nonprofit Professional of the Year - (presented in partnership with Young Nonprofit Professionals Network- Little Rock Chapter) for a young nonprofit professional (under 40 years of age) who has provided critical and quality leadership in the nonprofit where they are employed.
Winner - Leandro Braslavsky, Hispanic Community Services
Runner-Up - Erin Holliday, Emergent Arts and Katie Campbell, Arkansas Arts Center
Mission Marketing Award - presented to a nonprofit organization with an outstanding integrated communications and public awareness campaign in a Multi-Element Program.
Winner - Thea Foundation
Runner-Up - Arkansas Repertory Theatre and Preserve Arkansas