Resourcefullness Award

Thank you for your interest in the Eide Bailly Resourcefullness Award!

We look forward to learning more about your creative and sustainable nonprofit initiatives.

2021 Application’s Open July 15, 2021
Eide Bailly’s Resourcefullness Award is our way to support the financial health of the nonprofit sector while recognizing and celebrating nonprofits in Arizona, Colorado, Minnesota and North Dakota for their creative and sustainable revenue generating initiatives. The firm will give a $10,000 prize to a 501(c)(3) organizations in each of the four states. Additional FAQ’s on this award may be found here.

Congratulations to our 2020 Resourcefullness Award Winners!

With great pleasure, we announce the 2020 Resourcefullness Award winners. These organizations were awarded $10,000 for their creative and sustainable revenue generating initiatives.

We are grateful for our external judges who graciously dedicate significant time combing all the outstanding submissions. The award would not be possible without them so a big thank you to:

Karen Werner, Editor, Frontdoors Media
Israel Ortiz, Vice President, Commercial Banking Relationship manager, BBVA, USA
Jarrett Ransom, CEO, The Rayvan Group

Su Hawk, Principal, Colorado BlueOcean Consulting
Marla J. Williams, Community Leader
Christine Benero, President and CEO, Mile High United Way

Julie Manworren, President and CEO, Volunteers of America – MN & WI
Susie Brown, CEO, Minnesota Council on Foundations
Eric Snyder, Partner, Excelsior Bay Group

North Dakota
Allyson Peterson, CFO and Senior Vice President of Finance and Operations, North Dakota State University Foundation
Clarence Sitter, CFO, Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation
Dorothy Lick, Senior Vice President of Education, North Dakota Bankers Association

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