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 must be submitted prior to April 30, 2023. Winners will be celebrated at the Alliance’s Annual Meeting on September 14, 2023.

• 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