publication date: Mar 14, 2012
Nonprofit social service agencies have an opportunity to win
a share of $60,000 in prize money through the Donner Canadian Foundation Awards
for Excellence in the Delivery of Social Services
. The Donner Awards
encourage best practices and greater accountability by recognizing outstanding
performance in 10 key areas, including: management and governance, the use of
staff and volunteers, innovation, program cost and outcome monitoring.
The top organizations in each of the seven categories of
social service delivery will each win $5,000 awards while the $20,000 William H. Donner Award for Excellence
will be presented to the highest performer overall. The $5,000 Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit
will be presented to a nonprofit organization with a consistent
record of excellence and innovation in management and service delivery.
Apply online at www.donnerawards.org. Deadline for applications is May 31,
2012. All applications completed online
are eligible for a $1,000 cash draw.