Announcing the Semi-Finalists

The 2017 Collaboration Prize is proud to announce the 18 Semi-Finalists for this year's prize, chosen from a pool of over 350 submissions. This is a national award designed to highlight exceptional permanent models of collaboration among nonprofit organizations. A selection panel comprising major supporters of nonprofit collaboration will select eight finalists from the 18 semifinalists. Judges will identify eight collaborations that exemplify the impact of working together on a permanent basis. The finalists will be announced on February 23, 2017 and each will receive $10,000. The grand prize winner will receive an additional $150,000 and will be announced in April 2017.

The 18 semi-finalists are:

Chicago Benchmarking Collaborative, Illinois
Multi-Agency Alliance for Children, Georgia
Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus, Iowa
Power Scholars Academy, Massachusetts and Illinois
Kaufman Music Center / Opus 118, New York
Stand! For Families Free of Violence Merger, California
Pregones + Puerto Rican Traveling Theater, New York
Insight Garden – Planting Justice Collaboration, California
AgeWell – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
P.S. Arts / IOCA merger, California
Ability Partners, New York
SAFE Alliance, Texas
Newtrax Inc., Minnesota
Commonwealth Alliance of Families and Children, Massachusetts
New American Pathways, Georgia
Historic Germantown, Pennsylvania
CAN (Central Appalachian Network), Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia and Virginia
Iona Senior Services – Phillips Collection, District of Columbia

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