NPCC, The New York Community Trust, and Philanthropy New York
are pleased to announce the six finalists for the 2015New York Community Trust Nonprofit Excellence Awards
. Three winners will be honored at an awards presentation and Best Practices Workshop on November 18th
. In 2015 as in previous years, Center Director, Ann Marie Thigpen, served as a member of the selection committee. After reviewing applications and selecting awardees, the committee outlined Eight Key Areas of Nonprofit Excellence
. The document offers valuable insights on how to recruit, motivate and manage a strong staff and board of directors, raise money, communicate the organization’s “story”, be culturally competent, manage new information technology, and demonstrate transparency, effectiveness and accountability to donors and the public.