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Nonprofit Innovation Awards

Nominate for 2023!

2022 Winner Videos

Nonprofit Innovation Awards honors local 501(c)(3) organizations that work to improve Central PA in pioneering new ways.  To be eligible to become 2022 Nonprofit Innovation honoree organizations applying must submit an innovation that has taken place in the past 18 months (July 2020 – December 2021) and cannot discriminate against any protected class.

For more information, contact our Events Team at [email protected]


 

Do the winning organizations have to say something?

Winners do not speak live during the event, but will be contacted to be profiled in a multi-media video that will be aired during the event. 

My organization is a Nonprofit Innovation award winner, what now? 

Sit tight, a member of our team will contact you soon with any additional details.

If I’m a winner, do I need to purchase a ticket?

You do not need to purchase a ticket for yourself as an honoree. All other attendees must purchase a ticket. Sponsorship packages are available to purchase for those wanting large groups of tickets and additional benefits.

Can I buy an ad in the publication?

The Nonprofit Innovation award program is supported through sponsorships. The ads you see in the magazine are part of the sponsorship packages. Please email [email protected] for sponsorship questions or opportunities.

I bought a ticket but I don’t see it? 

Tickets will be sent to you and everyone who registers the day before and the day of the event via email. 

Remember, tickets can only be opened on one device, if you open it on your phone but then try to open it on your computer it will not work.

Contact [email protected] if you have any issues. 

Testimonials


“I really appreciate the balance that was represented in the nominations and the awards of the nonprofits.  There were churches, ministries and LGBTQ+ organizations–Leaders that don’t do it for the money but to serve the communities that they love and about which they are passionate.” – Michael J. Burns, director, Join Hands Ministry

Awards Categories:

Branding Identity/Unique Marketing Campaign

This category recognizes nonprofits that utilize unique and innovative marketing concepts to attract financial support, volunteers and/or clients.

Collaboration

This category recognizes an innovative collaborative effort between a nonprofit and another organization to accomplish a common goal that they otherwise wouldn’t be able to achieve.

Management Operations

This category recognizes innovation in organizational operations that have resulted in their increased success of their mission.

Nonprofit Leadership Excellence

This category recognizes an innovative nonprofit leader whose accomplishments have advanced his/her organization and positively impacted the community.

Programs

This category recognizes innovative programming that has resulted in the organization’s increased success in achievement of their mission.

2021 Honorees

Branding Identity/Unique Marketing Campaign

Christian Churches United of the Tri-County Area

Downtown Inc and the York County Economic Alliance

Lancaster LGBTQ + Coalition

MANTEC

The Salvation Army Harrisburg Capital City Region

York County Libraries

Collaboration

rabbitCARES

Children’s Aid Society – York C.A.R.E.S

Dauphin County Library System

Tenfold (formerly Tabor/LHOP)

Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts

Management Operations

Catholic Harvest Food Pantry

Cultural Alliance of York County

Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg

Leg Up Farm

Nonprofit Leadership Excellence

Michael Burns Join Hands Ministry

Kelly Gollick CONTACT Helpline

Maggie Lattin Boys & Girls Club of Chambersburg and Shippensburg

Mitch Nugent Prima Theatre

Ralph Rodriguez All You Can Inc.

Programs

Destination Carlisle, Inc

Family First Health Corp

HANNA’s Pantry, administered by the HANNA Foundation

Junior Achievement of South Central PA

YMCA of York and York County

YWCA Carlisle & Cumberland County