Top 100 firm Eide Bailly announced last week the winners of its 2017 "Nonprofit Resourcefullness Awards," which look to recognize "creative, sustainable, and impactful revenue-generating" nonprofits across Arizona, Colorado, Minnesota, and Utah.

“The Resourcefullness Award has once again introduced us to many creative initiatives that are making a positive impact in our communities,” stated Beth Bird, director of Eide Bailly’s nonprofit practice. “It’s our hope that the awards not only provide funds to outstanding nonprofits but also inspire other nonprofits to consider creative and sustainable streams of revenue.”

Since its creation in 2013, the awards have gone on to donate $285,000 to 57 different charity organizations. The application process also doubles as research on innovative ways in which nonprofit revenue is being collected today. The findings are then shared with other organizations.

The 2017 Nonprofit Resourcefullness Awards winners are as follows:


  • Grand Prize: Brighter Way Institute ($10,000)
  • Runner Up: Arizona Humane Society ($2,500)
  • Runner Up: Stardust Building Supplies ($2,500)


  • Grand Prize: American Indian College Fund ($10,000)
  • Runner Up: Children’s Museum of Denver ($2,500)
  • Runner Up: Comitis Crisis Center, Inc. ($2,500)


  • Grand Prize: Better Futures Minnesota ($10,000)
  • Runner Up: Feed My Starving Children ($2,500)
  • Runner Up: Loaves and Fishes Too ($2,500)


  • Grand Prize: Mountainlands Community Housing Association ($10,000)
  • Runner Up: Neighborhood House Association ($2,500)
  • Runner Up: Moab Valley Multicultural Center ($2,500)
Eide Bailly's office in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Eide Bailly's office in Tulsa, Oklahoma Courtesy of Eide Bailly LLP

For more on the award and Eide Bailly, head to the firm's site here.

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