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March 18th, 2021
CVNL presented the 6th Annual Heart of Napa Awards
Every year the Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL) celebrates nonprofit organizations, leaders and volunteers of Napa County. The 2020 Heart of Napa Award program recognized 61 eligible nominees within 5 respected categories: Volunteer of the Year, Excellence in Board Leadership, Youth Volunteer of the Year, Excellence in Leadership and Achievement in Nonprofit Excellence.
The Achievement in Nonprofit Excellence Award and $5,000 was presented to an organization that has demonstrated exemplary service to their constituents. Nominators asked the nominee organization to briefly state its mission and services offered, what community need or problem was addressed and explain how the organization benefits the constituents/community. They were asked to describe the measurable outputs and outcomes that resulted from their program, has the organization demonstrated excellence in programs, financial performance, board and volunteer involvement or resource development and to describe and provide examples of efforts that have been made to ensure organizational sustainability.
Napa Porchfest/Napa County Landmarks was included as a nominee in the category: Achievement in Nonprofit Excellence and was honored among the 22 nominees in this category.
The final winner was NEWS, an organization that provides domestic violence and sexual abuse services, and we congratulate NEWS on the good work you do for the Napa community’!
“We believe in this year’s virtual celebration serves as a reminder that, although we may be apart, we can still create a community engaged in positive change and transformed by service. From our heart to yours – we are grateful for your dedication and the work that you do to make Napa County a better place for all, especially in uncertain times.”
– CVNL Board of Directors and Staff.