The Children’s Village has been selected as a semifinalist for the 2012 New York Nonprofit Excellence Awards

The Children’s Village has been selected as a semifinalist for the 2012 New York Nonprofit Excellence Awards

 NEW YORK, NY — The Children’s Village (CV) has been selected as one of 10 semifinalists for the 2012 New York Community Trust-New York Magazine Nonprofit Excellence Awards sponsored by The Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York. The awards recognize excellence in management practices and highlight the enormously important roles played by nonprofit organizations in improving lives and communities throughout New York.

Agencies were selected for this honor because they demonstrate strong, transparent, and accountable financial management; inclusive, diverse, and responsive organizational practices; and effective, ethical fundraising and resource development.

“This nomination highlights the tremendous effort our talented employees make day in and day out,” said President and CEO Jeremy Kohomban, PhD. “Guided by visionary leadership from our Board of Trustees our staff has worked very hard to effectively serve New York’s most vulnerable children and families, while being accountable to our stakeholders. We are honored to be nominated along with impressive and effective organizations,” Dr. Kohomban continued.

Six finalists will be announced in October, and three winners will be awarded at a ceremony November 15.


 Founded in 1851, The Children’s Village works in partnership with families to help children develop the skills and positive attitude needed to succeed as healthy contributing adults.  Each year, CV serves close to 10,000 of the New York area’s most at-risk children and their families.  Programs include shelters and street outreach for homeless and immigrant youth, foster and adoptive homes, a community center in Harlem, and a host of family support services.

The Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York, Inc., is the voice and information source for New York nonprofits. Established in 1984, NPCC informs and connects nonprofit leaders, saves nonprofits money, and strengthens the nonprofit sector’s relations with government. NPCC publishes a monthly newsletter, New York Nonprofits, offers workshops and roundtables on management issues, provides cost-saving vendor services, manages a Government Relations Committee that works on sector-wide government and legislative issues, and maintains a website loaded with information on operating a nonprofit. NPCC has 1,600 dues-paying members in the New York City area.


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