Announcing the Winners of the 2013 Revolutions Awards
ATLANTA, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Georgia Center for Nonprofits is pleased to announce the nonprofit winners of the 2013 Revolutions Awards, sponsored by Warren Averett + GH&I. Awards will be presented at the May 21st Nonprofit Awards Luncheon, a highlight of Nonprofit Summit 2013 at the Sheraton Atlanta.
2013 Revolutions Award for Outstanding Nonprofit Organization: to Kate's Club, for their extraordinary commitment to empower children and teens facing life after the death of a parent or sibling. Kate's Club provides social and emotional grief support services to children ages 5-18 in metropolitan Atlanta and surrounding areas at no cost to the child's family. By creating a safe and uplifting environment and providing them with critical skills to cope during a difficult and vulnerable time in their lives, Kate's Club has a positive impact on grieving youth, preparing them to be productive, healthy members of their families and communities.
2013 Revolutions Award for Outstanding Nonprofit Leader: to Wayne McMillan, President & CEO of Bobby Dodd Institute, for his leadership through a revolutionary change. In his thirteen years as CEO, McMillan has led BDI through dramatic growth and transformation in programs and social enterprises. McMillan has enlarged the shared sense of possibilities for people with disabilities and for BDI. He has succeeded by melding entrepreneurial spirit with commitment to individual dignity and social change.
2013 Revolutions Award for Outstanding Nonprofit Board Leader: to Allen Nelson, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary & Chief Administrative Officer for Crawford & Co. and Board Chairman for the Atlanta Ballet. Having been on the Atlanta Ballet board since 2006 Nelson has been instrumental in the execution of the largest and most successful capital campaign in Atlanta Ballet history. Nelson's passion for the Atlanta Ballet is unparalleled. His genuine passion for ballet is evident in his substantial relationships of mutual respect and warmth with the dancers.
Learn more about the Revolutions Awards and explore the Nonprofit Summit 2013 at nonprofitsummit.org.
About Nonprofit Summit 2013: Ignite Possible. On May 20 & 21, Nonprofit Summit 2013 brings leaders from across Georgia's nonprofit community together with sector experts, leading funders, and resource solution providers and national thought leaders for an immersive experience designed to help them get inspired, build skills, and expand networks. Summit 2013 introduces a fresh mix of program formats — from Ignite presentations by national thought leaders; to BreakThrough sessions focusing on the latest trends and hot topics; three kinds of Solve-It sessions to work on practical solutions to shared challenges. Other highlights include: Funder Roundtables, the Nonprofit Expo, and the new "30 Under 30" awards & program to support the next generation of sector leaser.
About the Georgia Center for Nonprofits The Georgia Center for Nonprofits builds thriving communities by helping nonprofits succeed. Through a powerful mix of advocacy, solutions for nonprofit effectiveness, and insight building tools, GCN provides nonprofits, board members and donors with the tools they need to strengthen organizations that make a difference on important causes throughout Georgia. www.gcn.org