Nonprofit of the Year Application

The Nonprofit of the Year awards recognize top-performing nonprofits who have a significant presence in Waukesha County and are making our community a great place to work, play and live.

Nominations for 2022 Nonprofit of the Year are now closed. Winners will be celebrated at the Alliance’s Annual Meeting on October 12! Any new nominations will be considered in the 2023 Nonprofit of the Year awards.

• Promotes health, safety and quality of life
          How do your organization’s services impact the health, safety and quality of life of the community?
• Fulfills the mission of the organization
          What is your mission statement and what services do you provide to support it?
• Financial sustainability
          How does your organization manage its resources in order to stay financially solvent?
• Engages in collaborations and partnerships
          How does your organization use its community relationships to enhance delivery of services?

• Minimum of three years in business
• Registered nonprofit organization
• Serves Waukesha County residents
Please note: Nonprofits that have been named a winner are ineligible for three years.

• Completed form below, including a short essay (no more than 1,000 words) detailing how your organization is accomplishing the above criteria.
• Optional – Two to three letters of recommendation from donors or clients addressing working with your organization.

Waukesha County Awards Gala - Nonprofit of the Year

  • Please select the category for which you are eligible.
  • Include names and companies, if applicable.
  • Include names and titles.
  • Waukesha County, the remainder of southeast Wisconsin, the remainder of Wisconsin and the remainder of the United States
  • This person will be listed with company information and key spokesperson for company (media, luncheon, etc.).
  • This person will be the main contact in regards to logistics, requests, etc.
  • Upload two to three letters of recommendation here.

    Letters should be from donors or clients addressing working with your organization. Letters of recommendation are optional.
  • Drop files here or