Building a better future for Milwaukee
Milwaukee is a vibrant city with much to offer. However, poverty, lack of access
to good jobs and education and racial tension have created a deep divide – one
that must be bridged for the entire community to realize its potential.
Many people, companies and nonprofit organizations give tirelessly of their
time and energy to provide better access to jobs, education, food and adequate
healthcare. But how does it all work together, and what could we be
Join BizTimes Media and a panel of business and community leaders to discuss
current efforts and future opportunities as we work together to solve these
complex and deeply-rooted challenges.
Each year, we honor reader-nominated corporate citizens and nonprofits for their ongoing commitment to making Milwaukee a better place to live, work and play. Following the panel discussion the finalists will be celebrated and the winners will be announced.
BizTimes is pleased to announce the following:
2016 Corporate Citizenship Award Finalists:
Corporate Citizen of the Year:
This award is given to a for-profit organization in recognition of its impact to a single or multiple nonprofit organizations through financial contributions collective efforts to promote, encourage and organize fundraising efforts and company-sponsored programs and/or events engaging employees to participate in volunteerism.
Corporate Volunteer of the Year
This award is given to a for-profit non-executive volunteer who
demonstrates outstanding dedication to a nonprofit or multiple nonprofit
organizations. Active volunteerism can be ongoing or linked to a
specific single project or cause.
This award is given to a professional or company that provides
in-kind support to single or multiple nonprofit organizations through
any type of non-financial contributions.
Next Generation Leadership
This award is given to for-profit, (under 40 year-old) executive who demonstrates leadership and significant contributions to single or multiple nonprofit organizations through active leadership on a board and/or strategic management/guidance.
2016 Nonprofit Award Finalists:
Nonprofit Collaboration of the year award
This award recognizes a collaborative project that encompasses developed
collaborative relationships with other nonprofit organizations
engagement of multiple stakeholders within the community being served
and innovation in approaching a community problem or issue and have
leveraged these relationships to make and even more meaningful impact in
the community. Note: since this award recognizes a project that may
involve multiple organizations or individuals, it may be “awarded” to
more than one part of the project in recognition of their contributions.
Nonprofit Executive of the Year
This award is given to a nonprofit leader who demonstrates vision and
innovation in advancing the mission of the nonprofit extensive
involvement in a nonprofit and/or creativity in bringing new resources
and opportunities to the nonprofit.
Nonprofit (organization) of the year
This award is given to a nonprofit organization (not an individual) in recognition for creativity and innovation in building a sustainable organization excellence in teamwork and an outstanding dedication to the organization’s mission in the community organizational excellence in management and operations
Large (operating budget $3M and above)
Small (operating budget under $3M)
This award recognizes a nonprofit organization that demonstrates creative application of the principles of social enterprise in the operation and funding of the organization.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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