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Eide Bailly Announces Resourcefullness Award Winners

September 20, 2018

$75,000 Awarded to Nonprofits in Five States
Regional CPA and business advisory firm Eide Bailly LLP announced the winners of its 2018 Nonprofit Resourcefullness Awards, recognizing creative and sustainable revenue ideas from nonprofits in Arizona, Colorado, Minnesota, North Dakota and Utah. Grand prize winners receive $10,000 and runners up each receive $2,500.

The recipients in ARIZONA are:

Grand Prize:    The Be Kind People Project

Runner Up:      Furnishing Dignity

Runner Up:      Future Forward Foundation, Inc.


The recipients in COLORADO are:

Grand Prize:    Focus Points Family Resource Center

Runner Up:      Starting Hearts

Runner Up:      Project Angel Heart


The recipients in MINNESOTA are:

Grand Prize:   Pillsbury United Communities

Runner Up:     Children’s Theatre Company

Runner Up:     Hmong American Partnership


The recipients in NORTH DAKOTA are:

Grand Prize:   The Village Family Service Center

Runner Up:     Unseen

Runner Up:     Abused Adult Resource Center


The recipients in UTAH are:

Grand Prize:  HawkWatch International

Runner Up:    Rural Housing Development Corporation   

Runner Up:     Disability Law Center


Beyond recognizing creative and sustainable financial impact with cash prizes, the award application process also allows for collecting data about both the traditional and novel revenue generation practices that nonprofits are successfully utilizing.

“We continue to be amazed by the innovation and determination we see from our Resourcefullness winners,” said Beth Bird, director of nonprofits at Eide Bailly. “These nonprofits have truly made an impact with their creative revenue-generating ideas, and we look forward to sharing what we’ve learned from them to help other nonprofits do the same.” 

To ensure fairness, independent judges from the nonprofit community reviewed and scored finalists in each state. Learn more about them here.

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