Young Nonprofit Professional of the Year nominations are open

We are excited to continue our annual recognition of young professionals making significant contributions to the Greater Cleveland nonprofit sector AND announce a new annual award honoring a local nonprofit organization helping to foster the success of young nonprofit professionals.

YOUNG NONPROFIT PROFESSIONAL(S) OF THE YEAR

Seeking young nonprofit professionals who are current or rising leaders within their field of the nonprofit sector and/or students within a nonprofit program. Nominees should be actively working to make a difference within the Greater Cleveland community and MUST be 40 years old or younger. Self-nominations will NOT be accepted. The YNPN Cleveland Board is ineligible to win. Nominators can be co-workers, supervisors, volunteers, students, or board members.
Nominate a young nonprofit professional

NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR

Seeking local nonprofit organizations making a significant contribution to the Greater Cleveland community and helping to foster the success of young nonprofit professionals. To be nominated, the nonprofit organization must be legally active within Northeast Ohio. Nominators can be current students, volunteers, employees, or board members of the nominated organization. The YNPN Cleveland Board is ineligible to nominate organizations.
Nominate a local nonprofit organization

All applications are due on Friday, May 6th at 11:59PM. Award winners and all other nominees will be notified of their status on Wednesday, May 11th.

WHY NOMINATE A YOUNG PROFESSIONAL OR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION?

Award winners will be spotlighted within YNPN Cleveland’s website, social media pages, and newsletter mailing list. The Young Nonprofit Professional(s) of the Year will receive a one-year individual membership to YNPN Cleveland. The Nonprofit Organization of the Year will receive a one-year organizational membership (which includes a total of five individual memberships) to YNPN Cleveland to share with their employees. Award winners and nominees will be recognized at our Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 26th at Forest City Brewery. The Young Nonprofit Professional(s) of the Year and the Nonprofit Organization of the Year will receive an engraved plaque.