A NIGHT OF LIGHT

Celebrating the Organizations and Individuals Positively Impacting Our Community

Since its creation in 2001, A Night of Light has awarded more than $475,000 in cash awards to 95 organizations.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

5 – 7 p.m.
George W. Bush Presidential Center

5 – 6 p.m. Cocktails and Heavy Hors D’oeuvres
6 – 7 p.m. Awards Ceremony

CNM is proud to announce the finalists for A Night of Light 2018!

 PROGRAM LEADER OF THE YEAR:
Cameron Fields/Resource Center of Dallas, Inc.  
Marjorie Murat/Jubilee Park & Community Center 

Lisa Reiling/Recovery Resource Council 
Jenna Struble/YMCA Metropolitan Dallas

 
BOARD MEMBER OF THE YEAR:
Ken McDonald/Trinity River Mission
Marshall Ryan/Recovery Resource Council
David Martin/Jubilee Park & Community Center
Doug Smellage/Ronald McDonald House of Dallas

 
PARTNER OF THE YEAR:
Easterseals North Texas/Century 21 Judge Fite Companies
Friends of the Levitt Pavilion Arlington/Baylor Orthopedic & Spine Hospital at Arlington
Heart House/Austin Bridge & Road
Retina Foundation of the Southwest/Rebion

 
NONPROFIT CEO OF THE YEAR:
Christina Hanger/Dallas Afterschool
Chad Houser/Cafe Momentum
Kimberly Willliams/Interfaith Family Service
Teresa Jackson/Sharing Life Community Outreach
 
 
NONPROFIT OF THE YEAR:
Guardianship Services
Friends of the Levitt Pavilion Arlington
Sharing Life Community Outreach
Texas Winds Musical Outreach  
 
 

2018 Award Categories

Nonprofit of the Year

2017 Award Recipient
ACH Child and Family Services

Presented to the nonprofit organization that has best impacted the community through a strategic plan that has furthered the organization’s mission, embedded the mission in the organization’s culture and has used innovative approaches to reach desired outcomes.

Nonprofit Partner of the Year

2017 Award Recipient
DRC, in partnership with Paulos Foundation

Presented to the nonprofit organization that has best impacted the community through a strategic plan that has furthered the organization’s mission, embedded the mission in the organization’s culture and has used innovative approaches to reach desired outcomes.

 

Nonprofit CEO of the Year

2017 Award Recipient
Austin Street Center

Presented to the nonprofit CEO/Executive Director who has best demonstrated exemplary leadership and vision. This individual will not only embody the essential characteristics of a leader, but will also have used innovative approaches to achieve measurable gains in employee relations, long-term strategic vision, organizational performance and efficiency.

NEW AWARD! Nonprofit Program Leader of the Year

 

Presented to the program leader whose program leadership has made significant impact on the community. Recognized by peers as an outstanding steward of the mission, this person demonstrates innovative approaches to addressing community issues through effective programming that demonstrate strong outcomes.

Nonprofit Board Leader of the Year

2017 Award Recipient
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Dallas

Presented to the board chairperson or board member who has best contributed to the long-term impact of the nonprofit that he or she serves and whose leadership exhibits best practices in nonprofit governance. This individual links bold vision and ambitious plans to financial support, expertise and a clear focus on measurable outcomes.

2018 Sponsors

2018 A Night of Light Sponsors
Without our sponsors, A Night of Light would not be possible. Thank you for your support.

Galaxy Reception Sponsor

Aurora Borealis CNM Video Sponsor

Polaris Finalist Video Sponsor

Valet Sponsor

Star Finalist Scholarship Sponsors

Supernova Award Sponsors

Nonprofit of the Year

Nonprofit CEO of the Year

Nonprofit Board Leader of the Year

Nonprofit Partner of the Year

NEW AWARD! Nonprofit Program Leader of the Year

2017 Event Gallery

For more than 35 years, CNM has helped strengthen nonprofits by offering affordable education and management consulting services to our members. We broadened our mission in early 2015 to strengthen communities by connecting and engaging nonprofits and other stakeholders through thought leadership, management expertise and outcomes technology.

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