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2019 Southwest Missouri Nonprofit Excellence Awards

NonProfit Excellence Awards

Despite accomplishing some of the most important work in our community, nonprofit organizations are often overlooked.

BKD CPAs and Advisors   Drury University

BKD CPAs & Advisors, in conjunction with Drury University, is proud to present the 2019 Southwest Missouri Nonprofit Excellence Awards—an evening to recognize passionate, dedicated individuals and organizations that strive to make our community a better place to live, work and play.

Honors will be awarded in various categories:

Organization of the Year (three divisions: Large, Medium and Small)
Executive Director/CEO of the Year
Board Member of the Year
Arvest Bank Communitarian Corporate Citizenship Award
Excellence in Innovation Award
Emerging Leader of the Year
Startup Organization of the Year
Revel with a Cause Award
Public Awareness Award
Youth Leader of the Year

Award finalists will be honored at the 2019 Southwest Missouri Nonprofit Excellence Awards program on Tuesday, April 16, at the Oasis Hotel and Convention Center in Springfield, MO.

The ceremony will be officiated by KY3/KSPR’s Ethan and Sara Forhetz.

Award Finalists

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5:30 p.m.  Networking Reception
(hors d’oeuvres, cash bar and live music)
6:30 p.m.  Dinner
7:00 p.m.  Awards Program


Oasis Hotel and Convention Center
2546 N. Glenstone
Springfield, MO

2019 Sponsors


Blue Current


Oasis Hotel


Arvest BankMusgrave FoundationRevel Advertising


Clear Point VideoKPM CPAs & Advisors


Missouri State University – Political Science DepartmentIntegrity Home Care + HospiceModern LithoGreat Southern Bank

Interested in sponsorship opportunities? Contact Dan Prater at dprater@bkd.com.


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