Applications Due

Monday, May 9, 2022.

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Please note these were for the Long Island Imagine Awards so some differences may occur.

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Rising Star Award

This award will recognize a nonprofit generating under $5 million in revenue for its outstanding innovation, impact, and achievements in meeting its mission. The award will be given to an organization who demonstrates an outstanding record of sustained achievement, has successfully demonstrated successful financial performance, and has built a reputation for excellence within the community.

**IMPORTANT! PLEASE READ: If your nonprofit generates MORE THAN $5 million in revenue, please apply for the Social Impact Award. You are NOT ELIGIBLE for the Rising Star Award.

Selection Criteria

The following will be considered:

1. Measure of social impact

2. Ingenuity

3. Fiscal responsibility and budget allocation

Warning: There is no save feature for the application. To prevent loss of data, please answer questions in a Word Doc and copy/ paste them into the answer boxes.