2022 Nonprofit Excellence Awards

Every year, MNN honors the passion and impact of nonprofit professionals and organizations in the state’s nonprofit sector with the Nonprofit Excellence Awards presented by Citizens. The Nonprofit Excellence Awards are presented to six nonprofit organizations and employees that exemplify the most innovative, creative, and effective work being done throughout the Commonwealth.

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Awards were distributed to individuals and nonprofit organizations in the following six categories. This year’s winners are:

Excellence in Advocacy – New England Aquarium
Excellence in Innovation – Foundation for Business Equity
Excellence in Leadership – Jeanine Murphy, Emmaus Inc.
Excellence in Resilience – Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program
Excellence by a Small Nonprofit – African Cultural Services Inc. (Africano Waltham)
Excellence by a Young Professional – Yetziann Ortiz, Legendary Legacies Inc.


View the digital program book for more information on the finalists and ceremony. 

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View last year’s virtual program above.

To learn more about the 2021 Nonprofit Excellence Awards and recipients, click here.

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