2022 Timeline

Benefits of a Classy Award

The Classy Awards are an opportunity for your organization to be recognized as one of the most innovative social programs worldwide. Winning organizations receive an even portion of the $90,000 prize pool, gain exposure to top leaders across the social sector, and build credibility with donors and supporters.

Social Innovation

The 10 most innovative nonprofits, selected by the Leadership Council.

Featured: Blood:Water

People’s Choice

Presented By 
The nonprofit most deserving of recognition, as voted on by the general public.

Featured: Project C.U.R.E.

Adapt & Overcome

An organization that has transformed the structure of their program to conquer an unexpected challenge.

Featured: The Greater Boston Food Bank

Lifetime Achievement

An individual who has achieved excellence over a lifetime of service in the social sector.

Featured: Hope for Haiti

Judging Process