Nonprofit Innovation & Excellence Awards Past Winners

Awards are given to three nonprofit organizations, one in each of the following categories:

  • Nonprofit Innovation Award
  • Nonprofit Excellence Award – Small Organization (Budget under $500,000)
  • Nonprofit Excellence Award – Large Organization (Budget over $500,000)

2019 Nonprofit Innovation & Excellence Awards

2019_IE_award_winners
L-R Michael McIntyre (Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity), Judy Leb
(Lucas County CASA), John Hoover (Neighborhood Properties, Inc.)

2018 Nonprofit Innovation Award – Neighborhood Properties, Inc.

2018 Nonprofit Excellence Award, Small Agency – Lucas County CASA

2018 Nonprofit Excellence Award, Large Agency – Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity

2018 Nonprofit Innovation & Excellence Awards

2018_IE_Award_winners
L-R Scott Estes (Toledo Community Foundation Board Chair), Anna Toney (Executive Director- Leadership Toledo),
Dave Wehrmeister (Executive Director- Boys & Girls Club of Toledo), Tracee Perryman (CEO- Center of Hope Family Services)

2018 Nonprofit Innovation Award – Center of Hope Family Services

2018 Nonprofit Excellence Award, Small Agency – Leadership Toledo

2018 Nonprofit Excellence Award, Large Agency – Boys & Girls Club of Toledo

2017 Nonprofit Innovation & Excellence Awards

2017_I&E award winners
L-R Brian Patrick O’Connor (The Thomas M. Wernert Center), Kelly Skinner (The Thomas
M. Wernert Center, Meg Resner (The Great Lakers Collaborative for Autism), Catina Harding 
(The Great Lakes Collaborative for Autism), Matt Risso (A Renewed Mind)

2017 Nonprofit Innovation Award – A Renewed Mind

2017 Nonprofit Excellence Award, Small Agency – Great Lakes Collaborative for Autism

2017 Nonprofit Excellence Award, Large Agency – The Thomas M. Wernert Center

2016 Nonprofit Innovation & Excellence Awards

2016 I&E award winners
L-R Paul Szymanski (Catholic Club), Samantha Mucha (Diabetes Youth Services), Megan Mattimoe (Advocating Opportunity)

2016 Nonprofit Innovation Award – Advocating Opportunity

2016 Nonprofit Excellence Award, Small Organization – Diabetes Youth Services

2016 Nonprofit Excellence Award, Large Organization – Catholic Club

2015 Nonprofit Innovation & Excellence Awards

2015 I&E Award winners
L-R Christie Jenkins (Family & Child Abuse Prevention Center), Clint Mauk and
Rob Krain (Black Swamp Conservancy), Lori Hauser (Imagination Station)

2015 Nonprofit Innovation Award – Imagination Station

2015 Nonprofit Excellence Award, Small Organization – Black Swamp Conservancy

2015 Nonprofit Excellence Award, Large Organization – Family & Child Abuse Prevention Center

2014 Nonprofit Innovation & Excellence Awards 

2014 NPIE Awards
L-R Janelle Metzger (Water for Ishmael), Dan Rogers (Cherry Street
Mission Ministries), Lori Schoen (Shared Lives Studio)

2014 Nonprofit Innovation Award – Shared Lives Studios of Lott Industries

2014 Nonprofit Excellence Award, Small Organization – Water for Ishmael

2014 Nonprofit Excellence Award, Large Organization – Cherry Street Mission Ministries 

2013 Nonprofit Innovation and Excellence Awards

2013 NPIE Awards

 L-R Keith Burwell (Toledo Community Foundation President), Jan Ruma (Toledo Lucas
County CareNet), Marc Folk (Arts Commission of Greater Toledo),
Kim Partin (East Toledo Family Center), Joe Zerbey (Toledo Blade President)

2013 Nonprofit Innovation Award – Arts Commission of Greater Toledo

2013 Nonprofit Excellence Award, Small Organization – Toledo Lucas County CareNet

2013 Nonprofit Excellence Award, Large Organization – East Toledo Family Center

2012 Nonprofit Innovation and Excellence Awards

2012 NPIE Awards
 L-R Joe Tafelsk (ABLE Executive Director), Tammy Holder (Beach House Family Shelter Executive Director), Kevin Mulder
(LAWO Executive Director), Vicki Obee-Hilty (Bittersweet Farms Executive Director), David Coyle (ABLE/LAWO Board President)

2012 Nonprofit Innovation Award – ABLE/LAWO

2012 Nonprofit Excellence Award, Small Organization – Bittersweet Farms

2012 Nonprofit Excellence Award, Large Organization – Beach House Family Shelter

2011 Nonprofit Innovation and Excellence Awards

2011 NPIE Awards
L-R Judy Seibenick (Hospice of Northwest Ohio), Courtney Weiss (Unison Behavioral Health Group), Jim Funk (Read for Literacy, Inc.)
2011 Nonprofit Innovation Award – Unison Behavioral Health Group

2011 Nonprofit Excellence Award, Small Organization – Read for Literacy, Inc.

2011 Nonprofit Excellence Award, Large Organization – Hospice of Northwest Ohio