KNN's Annual Nonprofit Leadership & Innovation Awards


The 2019 Kentucky Nonprofit Awards will be presented at the Kentucky Nonprofit Leadership Forum Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, October 30, Lexington Convention Center. 
Distinguished Nonprofit Leadership Award Guidlines & Nomination Form ~ recognizes outstanding leadership among Kentucky's nonprofit chief executives, especially achievement in the ares of strategic leadership, community building, etchical integrity, innovation and commitment to strengthening the nonprofit sector. 
Outstanding Board Leadership Award Guidelines & Nomination Form ~ recognizes an individual providing outstanding leadership as a member of a nonprofit board of directors, highlighting board leaders who are strategic thinkers, working coopeartively with others and actively committed to best practices and succession planning. 
Innovative Nonprofit Award Guidelines & Nomination Form ~ recognizes a nonprofit organization in Kentucky implementing innovative, nontraditional programs or methods that effectively and efficiently meet community needs.  
Congratulations to KNN's 2019 Award Recipients!

Lisa Minton ~ Distinguished Nonprofit Leadership Award

Executive Director, Chrysalis House, Lexington

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Jan Swett ~ Oustanding Board Leadership Award

Board Member, Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation, Louisville

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Isaiah House, Willisburg ~ Innovative Nonprofit Award


*Click to view previous recipients and check out videos featuring previous Award recipients on our YouTube Channel.