Do you know a nonprofit leader who deserves to be recognized for achievements in the areas of innovation, motivation, community building, inclusiveness, diversity and/or ethical integrity?

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement is now accepting nominations for the Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman 2013 Excellence in Chief Executive Leadership (EXCEL) Award. Three winners will receive a $5,000 professional development account. In addition, each awardee’s organization will receive a $2,000 grant to provide professional development opportunities for their staff. Up to two honorable mention recipients’ organizations will receive a $1,000 award to support professional development programs for the candidate and his/her staff.

Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman has sponsored the award since 2006. Visit our community service page to learn more about the EXCEL award and past recipients.

Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman CPAs Managing Partner David Graling, Center for Nonprofit Advancement Chief Executive Officer Glen O'Gilvie, EXCEL Award Selection Committee Chair Karen Cleveland and the 2012 EXCEL award winners.

Nominate a nonprofit leader now!

(You will need to login or sign up for an account with the Center for Nonprofit Advancement to begin a nomination. This will allow you to save your progress and continue your nomination later if you need more time.)

Eligible candidates: 

  • Must be an executive director, chief executive officer, president or other chief employee, and must have held this position for a minimum of three years as of May 31, 2013
  • Are salaried, full-time (minimum 35 hours/week)
  • Work for a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in the Washington metropolitan area with a maximum annual budget of $10 million