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Nominations are now open for Crain’s New York Business 2021 Notable in Nonprofits and Philanthropy. This is a special print and digital editorial feature within Crain's April 5 issue that will recognize men and women who have delivered innovative programs, managed volunteers or fundraised in response to safety concerns or other challenges in the wake of the pandemic. We are welcoming nominations to help us determine those recognized in this feature.

The deadline to nominate an individual for this feature is Feb. 12, at 11:59 p.m. EST.

To nominate:
Nominations are only accepted via our website. Click this link to begin: NOMINATE A CANDIDATE

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Nomination forms must be completed and submitted by Feb. 12 to be considered. All required sections of the form must be completed for consideration. Please note incomplete answers may result in disqualification. Self-nominations are accepted. There is no fee to nominate.

Honoree profiles in the published section will be created using the information supplied in the nomination form. We will not accept revised nomination forms, so take care that what you provide is accurate. Honoree profiles will not be provided for review before the section publishes.

Crain's editorial staff holds full rights to:

  • Edit information provided to meet style and editorial standards as well as space limitations.
  • Use direct quotes from the nomination form - nominators may be cited within the publication.
  • Choose honorees with the most compelling stories, as well as a diverse array of people and roles in the community.

Do not submit information that is subject to change by the publishing date. Do not submit information you consider to be confidential.


  • Must currently be working in the nonprofit or philanthropy sectors in the New York City area.
  • Nominee must be based within the five boroughs of New York City or the counties of Westchester, Bergen, Nassau or Rockland.
  • Must be working for a minimum of five years in the industry. 
  • Leader has delivered innovative programs, managed volunteers or fundraised in response to safety concerns or other challenges that have become a way of doing business in the wake of the pandemic.
  • Nomination should showcase career professional achievements: emphasis on the past 12 months. Please provide details as available (awards received and/or press).

    For frequently asked questions about this program please visit our FAQ page here. Should you still require assistance, please contact us at notables@crainsnewyork.com.