Eligibility Criteria, Consortium Nonprofit of the Year

  1. Must be a current member of the Guilford Nonprofit Consortium.
  2. Accomplishes significant results on behalf of the community.
  3. Embodies a spirit of volunteerism, altruism and respect.
  4. Supports and demonstrates the collaborative spirit through creative partnerships with the Consortium,
    other nonprofits, and/or various business and civic organizations.
  5. Inspires others by their example.

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Previous Nonprofit of the Year Winners

2015 Recipient – Guilford Education Alliance 2016 Recipient – Guilford Adult Health (Guilford Community Care Network) 2017 Recipient – Interactive Resource Center

2014 Recipient Peacehaven

Peacehaven Community Farm Named Nonprofit of the Year

Peacehaven Community Farm was named the 2014 Premier Bank Nonprofit  of the Year at the annual Celebration of Nonprofits held at the Greensboro Country Club on November 6.  Executive Director Buck Cochran accepted the award on behalf of Peacehaven.  Along with the recognition, Peacehaven received a check for $1000 from Lou Nunn, a representative of Premier…

2013 Recipient Faith Action International House

Faith Action is a strong collaborator with the local nonprofit sector. Below are some of the qualities for which they received the award The Faith Action staff actively participate in Consortium programs. David Fraccaro, Faith Action ED, is a graduate of the Consortium ED Academy. Faith Action has brought the community together around the issue…

2012 Recipient The Music Academy of North Carolina

The Music Academy is a strong supporter of the Consortium and the local nonprofit sector. Below are some of the qualities for which they received the award: The Academy provides space and set up for Consortium ED and Financial Roundtables. Their staff participate in virtually all of our programming. Their staff include graduates from the…

2011 Recipient NCCJ

The mission of NCCJ as a human relations organization that promotes understanding and respect among all cultures, races and religions through advocacy, education and dialogue, exemplifies the values of the Consortium. NCCJ fulfills their mission through education of the community to build mutual respect among all people—regardless of race, culture, sexual orientation, gender, socioeconomic background…

2010 Recipient Handy Capable Network

Barbara Davis created Handy Capable Network as a win-win-win: Her nonprofit collects used computers, saving them from landfills; trains people with disabilities to refurbish them, giving them meaningful work experience; and sells or distributes the revived computers to schools and needy families. Handy Capable and Barbara Davis have supported Consortium member organizations by providing affordable…