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Nomination Forms for the 2012 EXCEL Award Now Available

Jun 19, 2012

Nomination forms for the 2012 Excellence in Chief Executive Leadership Award (EXCEL Award) are now available. The EXCEL award recognizes up to three outstanding nonprofit executives in the Washington, DC metropolitan region with a $5,000 professional development account. Each winning leader’s nonprofit will also receive a $2,000 grant to provide professional development opportunities to staff. The application deadline is Friday, July 13.

The EXCEL award program is sponsored by Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman CPAs and administered by the Center for Nonprofit Advancement.

Eligible candidates will lead a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization of no more than $10 million in annual revenue. Competitive candidates will have demonstrated leadership excellence in innovation, motivation, community-building, inclusiveness, diversity or ethical integrity.

Nominations may be made by staff, board members, volunteers, clients or members of the community. Nominations must be submitted to the Center for Nonprofit Advancement.

Two additional honorable mention candidates will also receive a $1,000 award to support professional development programs for the candidate and his/her staff.

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For more information, contact Taylor Pochekailo with the Center for Nonprofit Advancement at 202-457-0540.

When selecting an auditor, the Council on Social Work Education sought a firm that could bring the greatest technical expertise to our organization. I remember my first meeting with Terri McKnight. As a new Executive Director, I felt very confident that she and Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman had a handle on the nonprofit industry and could help us make better financial decisions for our environment.

Dr. Julia Watkins |  Executive Director
Council on Social Work Education