2nd Annual

AWARD CEREMONY

The 2nd Annual New York City Imagine Awards, the premier event that shines the spotlight on the nonprofit sector, was held on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at the Guastavino’s. We are extremely excited to bring the Imagine Awards to New York City and its surrounding boroughs. This event has been a mainstay of the Long Island nonprofit sector for the last ten years, so to be able to introduce this to the New York City marketplace is amazing.

This gala event was created to offer formal acknowledgment to some of the City’s most effective and innovative nonprofit organizations. 501(c)(3) nonprofits located in and/or significantly serving The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens or Staten Island are eligible to apply across five categories, Arts & Culture; Innovation; Leadership Excellence; Rising Star; & Social Impact, with the winner in each category winning a $5,000 grant. In addition, the 20 finalists, 4 in each category, will each receive a professionally produced video, which will be showcased the night of the event.

OUR FOUNDER

Ken Cerini

Ken Cerini, CPA, CFP, FABFA

Managing Partner

OUR EMCEE

Sonia Rincón

General Assignment Reporter
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JUDGES

WINNERS VIDEOS

EVENT PHOTOS

FINALISTS

AETNA RISING STAR AWARD

Family Legal Care

OR TEXT “FLC”

Harlem Grown

OR TEXT “GROWN”

National Alliance on Mental Illness of New York City, Inc.

OR TEXT “NAMI”

Young New Yorkers

OR TEXT “YOUNG”

ALLIANT LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD

Association to Benefit Children – Gretchen Buchenholz, Executive Director

OR TEXT “ABC”

Avenues for Justice, Inc. (AFJ) – Angel Rodriguez, Co-Founder & Executive Director

OR TEXT “AFJ”

Exponents – Joseph Turner, JD, President & CEO

OR TEXT “EXPONENTS”

The Campaign Against Hunger (TCAH) – Dr. Melony Samuels, CEO & Founder

OR TEXT “TCAH”

CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD

New York Common Pantry

OR TEXT “NYCP”

Project Renewal

OR TEXT “PROJECT”

The Ali Forney Center

OR TEXT “ALI”

Win (Women in Need, Inc.)

OR TEXT “WIN”

THE CLAIRE FRIEDLANDER FAMILY FOUNDATION ARTS & CULTURE AWARD

Art and Resistance Through Education (ARTE)

OR TEXT “ARTE”

Education Through Music

OR TEXT “MUSIC”

National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath)

OR TEXT “MOMATH”

Omnium Circus

OR TEXT “CIRCUS”

ONEGROUP INNOVATION AWARD

Project Renewal

OR TEXT “PROJECT”

RIP Medical Debt

OR TEXT “RIP”

YAI, Inc. – iHOPE

OR TEXT “IHOPE”

Youth INC

OR TEXT “YOUTH”

SPONSORS

PLATINUM SPONSORS

COCKTAIL RECEPTION SPONSOR

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GOLD SPONSORS

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