Annual Nonprofit Excellence Nominees Announced
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Janice Fulkerson
August 21, 2014 (208) 424-2229
(BOISE) – More than 100 organizations have been nominated across Idaho for the Idaho Nonprofit Excellence Award.
“We are pleased with the response from the community and impressed with the many moving stories in the 2014 nominations.” said Janice Fulkerson, Executive Director of the Idaho Nonprofit Center, which organized the awards. “We know that nonprofits make a difference in communities across Idaho every day and these awards recognize the contribution of the nonprofit sector.”
There were 108 organizations nominated statewide (listed below). All nominated organizations will be recognized at the Nonprofit Excellence Awards Dinner on September 23rd during the Idaho Nonprofit Center’s annual conference. Six (6) of the organizations will be honored with 2014 Nonprofit Excellence Award.
The Idaho Nonprofit Center represents the interests of the 4,800 charitable nonprofits in Idaho, the 48,000 nonprofit employees, and the 400,000 volunteers acting as a vehicle of information, a convener of leaders and allies, and a bridge between the nonprofit, public and private sectors.
Contact Janice Fulkerson at (208) 424-2229 or go to www.idahononprofits.org for further details about the Nonprofit Excellence Awards.
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3 Oaks Ministries
Adams County Health Center, Inc.
Advocates Against Family Violence
Advocates for the West
American Red Cross of Greater Idaho
Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley
Area Agency on Aging of North Idaho
Artisans for Hope
Arts & Culture Alliance
Assistance League of Boise
Bear Lake Valley Health Care Foundation
Bird Aviation Museum & Invention Center
Blaine County Education Foundation
Blaine County Recreation District(BCRD)
Boise Bicycle Project
Boise Contemporary Theater
Boise Elementary Spanish
Boise Rescue Mission
Bonner Community Food Bank
Bonneville Humane Society
Boys & Girls Clubs of Ada County
Camas County Senior & Community Center
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc.
Canyon County Animal Shelter
Charitable Assistance To Community’s Homeless, Inc. (CATCH, Inc.)
Chrysalis Women’s Transitional Living, Inc.
Clearwater Resource Conservation and Development Council, Inc.
Create Common Good
Creations for Sandpoint
Double J Dog Ranch
Dunia Marketplace formerly Ten Thousand Villages
Family Promise of North Idaho
Friends of Zoo Boise
Garden City Library Foundation
Gem Community Citizen’s Project Group
Genesis Service Dogs Inc.
Giraffe Laugh Early Education Centers
Girl Scouts of Silver Sage Council
Goodwill Industries of the Inland Northwest
Habitat for Humanity of North Idaho
Hands of Hope Northwest, Inc.
Health West Inc.
Helping Hands Reflections
Helping Hearts & Hands, Inc.
Helping Idaho Dogs, Inc.
Henry’s Fork foundation
Hospice of North Idaho
Human Rights Education Institute
Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence
Idaho Coalition of Land Trusts
Idaho Development and Housing Organization, Inc
Idaho Falls Symphony
Idaho Horse Therapy, Inc.
Idaho Humane Society
Idaho Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation Inc.
Idaho Smart Growth
Idaho Youth Ranch
Inland Northwest SIDS Foundation
Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers of Magic Valley
Jubilee House, Inc.
Junior Achievement of Idaho
Kids First Cast, Inc.
Kootenai Health Foundation, Inc.
La Posada, Inc.
Lee Pesky Learning Center
Lewiston Library Foundation
Music Theatre of Idaho
Mustard Seed Ministries
Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc.
NWRECC Stepping Stones
Panhandle Animal Shelter
Panhandle Special Needs, Inc
Personal Ponies Ltd. Idaho
Pocatello Free Clinic
Rimrock Senior Center
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Idaho Inc.
Senior Citizens’ Community Center, Inc.
Society of Saint Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho District Council
Spay Neuter Idaho Pets, Inc. (SNIP)
Spectacular Spud Museum, Inc.
St Vincent de Paul North Idaho
St. Vincent’s Re-Entry Conference
Swiftsure Ranch Therapeutic Equestrian Center
The Crisis Hotline
The Friendship Clinic, Inc.
The Hunger Coalition
The Jesse Tree of Idaho
The Rat Retreat Inc.
The Salvation Army, Boise
The Salvation Army, Idaho falls
The Shepherd’s Home, Inc.
The Sun Valley Center for the Arts
Trailing of the Sheep Cultural Heritage Center, Inc.
Treasure Valley YMCA
Twin Falls Senior Citizen’s Federation, INC
United Vision for Idaho
Wassmuth Center for Human Rights (formerly the Idaho Human Rights Education Center)
Wildland Firefighter Foundation
Wishing Star Foundation