Horizon Community Funds and Regional Partners Announce New 1NKY Nonprofit Awards


March 2020 summit to honor winning nominees

Horizon Community Funds joins several other Northern Kentucky organizations to plan a first-of-its kind event for the community. 1NKY: Engaging Community in Regional Growth will bring a series of topics to the table that drive Northern Kentucky’s future forward.

1NKY is an initiative of the Northern Kentucky Regional Alliance meant to create strength and efficiencies for our community in partnership with our growth organizations, municipalities and key stakeholders. Transformative strategies aligned with bold initiatives are moving the community forward.

As a component of the summit, committee partners have announced the 1NKY Nonprofit Awards to highlight the work of nonprofit leaders and volunteers that serve Boone, Campbell, and Kenton counties. Award categories include:

  • Executive of the Year (Large)

  • Executive of the Year (Small)

  • MVP (Staff)

  • MVP (Board)

  • Volunteer of the Year

“Our nonprofits shine every day in Northern Kentucky,” said Horizon Community Funds President Nancy Grayson. “We look forward to putting their hard work in the spotlight in March, and we warmly welcome the community to join us at this important event.”

Nominations are now open, and all submissions are due by noon on Friday, January 17. Nomination forms can be found at https://www.horizonfunds.org/1nky-nonprofit-award-nominations.

1NKY: Engaging Community in Regional Growth will take place on Tuesday, March 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Training and Education Center in Erlanger. Tickets and more information will be available in January 2020.

Horizon Community Funds of Northern Kentucky is a charitable 501(c)(3) organization established as a community foundation in 2017 by Northern Kentucky leaders. Its mission is to unite resources to raise the quality of life for all people in the Northern Kentucky community. More information can be found at www.horizonfunds.org.