Finalists Announced for 2014 Nonprofit Leadership Award

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement is pleased to announce five finalists for the tenth annual Gelman, Rosenberg and Freedman EXCEL Award. This competitive award recognizes and spotlights outstanding leadership among Washington-area nonprofit chief executives.

Finalists for the 2014 Award include:

The Award selection committee, made up of community stakeholders, will select up to three award winners who will each receive a $5,000 professional development account to be used for the individual’s continued professional development.  In addition, each recipient’s organization will also receive a $2,000  professional development account for staff. Up to two people may be selected as honorable mention recipients.

The recipients of the 2014 Award will be announced at the Center’s Annual Celebration on November 18.

Finalists were selected through a three-step judging process from nominations of nonprofit chief executive leaders of Washington-area nonprofit organization with an annual budget of under $10 million. Candidates must show leadership excellence in the areas of innovation, motivation, community building, inclusiveness/diversity and/or ethical integrity.

2014 is the tenth year for this competition, and the ninth year that the Bethesda-based accounting firm Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman has sponsored the award.

Learn more about the Award.

See the 2013 Award winners announced at the Annual Celebration.