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Chapter Awards

NANN recognizes the exceptional achievements of chapters with the Chapter of the Year Awards.

Chapter of the Year

The Chapter of the Year Awards are given to small, mid-sized, and large chapters with the highest cumulative score across all five award categories.

Award Categories:

  • Membership growth
  • Percentage increase in revenue
  • Educational offerings
  • Member engagement
  • Community outreach

Application Details

  • Provide the number of members in your chapter
  • Percentage increase in revenue (include budget details if able)
  • List of your educational offerings and attendance numbers
  • Include member engagement opportunities (include all that apply: leadership engagement = attendance at townhall meetings, chapter luncheon at NANN Annual Conference, annual reports; chapter activities; communications; advocacy)
  • Provide examples of community outreach (list ways your chapter has impacted your community with community service and other volunteer efforts)
  • Attach up to 5 supporting documents related to both membership engagement and community outreach

Membership Size:

The size of chapter membership determines which award category your chapter fits into.

  • 1-50 members = small chapter
  • 51-100 members = mid-sized chapter
  • 101+ members = large chapter

Past Recipients

2017

  • Chapter of the Year - Delaware Valley
  • Advocacy - State of Wisconsin
  • Chapter Communications - State of Wisconsin
  • Community Service - Central California
  • Educational Offerings - State of Wisconsin
  • Fundraising Efforts - Central California
  • Membership Recruitment and Retention - Central California

2016

  • Chapter of the Year – State of Michigan
  • Advocacy – Central California
  • Chapter Communications – Delaware Valley
  • Community Service – Central California
  • Educational Offerings – Central California
  • Fundraising Efforts – Central California
  • Membership Recruitment and Retention – Central California

2015

  • Chapter of the Year – Central California
  • Advocacy – Southeast Florida
  • Chapter Communications – Southeast Florida
  • Community Service – State of Michigan
  • Educational Offerings – Southeast Florida
  • Fundraising Efforts – State of Michigan
  • Membership Recruitment and Retention – Delaware Valley

2014

  • Chapter of the Year- Southeastern Michigan
  • Membership Recruitment and Retention– Southeast Florida
  • Community Service – Central California
  • Fundraising Efforts – Central California
  • Chapter Communications- Delaware Valley
  • Educational Offerings – Delaware Valley

2013

  • Chapter of the Year – Delaware Valley
  • Educational Offerings – Southern Wisconsin
  • Chapter Communications – Central California

2012

  • Chapter of the Year – Southeastern Michigan
  • Community Service, Educational Offerings, Fundraising Efforts, and Membership Recruitment and Rentention – Central California
  • Chapter Communications – Delaware Valley

2011

  • Chapter of the Year – Central California
  • Chapter Communications – Southeastern Michigan
  • Community Service – Delaware Valley
  • Educational Offerings – Delaware Valley
  • Fundraising Efforts – Delaware Valley
  • Membership Recruitment and Retention – Delaware Valley

2010

  • Chapter of the Year – Delaware Valley
  • Chapter Communications – Central California
  • Community Service – Southeastern Michigan
  • Educational Offerings – Central California
  • Fundraising Efforts – Southeastern Michigan
  • Membership Recruitment and Retention – Southeastern Michigan

2009

  • Chapter of the Year – Southeastern Michigan
  • Chapter Communications – Central California
  • Community Service – Delaware Valley
  • Educational Offerings – Delaware Valley
  • Fundraising – Delaware Valley
  • Membership Recruitment and Retention – Delaware Valley

2008

  • Chapter of the Year – Delaware Valley
  • Chapter Communications – Georgia Carolina
  • Community Service – Susquehanna Valley
  • Educational Offerings – Northern California
  • Fundraising Efforts – Hawaii
  • Membership Recruitment and Retention – Georgia Carolina

2007

  • Outstanding Chapter – El Paso Area
  • Chapter Communications – Southeastern Michigan
  • Community Service – Southeastern Michigan
  • Educational Offerings – Delaware Valley
  • Fundraising Efforts – Southeastern Michigan
  • Membership Recruitment and Retention – Southeastern Michigan

2006

  • Outstanding Chapter – Southeastern Michigan
  • Chapter Communications – Hawaii
  • Community Service – Susquehanna Valley
  • Educational Offerings – New York City
  • Fundraising Efforts – Southeast Florida
  • Membership Recruitment and Retention – Delaware Valley

2005

  • Chapter of the Year Award – El Paso Area
  • Chapter Communications – Tie: Southeast Florida/Delaware Valley
  • Community Service – Southeastern Michigan
  • Educational Offerings – Delaware Valley
  • Fundraising Efforts – Southeastern Michigan
  • Membership Recruitment and Retention – Southeastern Michigan

2004

  • Chapter of the Year Award – Southeast Florida
  • Chapter Communications – Delaware Valley
  • Community Service – Pacific Northwest
  • Educational Offerings – Delaware Valley
  • Fundraising Efforts – Pacific Northwest
  • Membership Recruitment and Retention – New York City

2003

  • Chapter of the Year Award – Southeastern Michigan
  • Chapter Communications – Northern California
  • Community Service – Southeast Florida
  • Educational Offerings – Northern California
  • Fundraising Efforts – Southeast Florida
  • Membership Recruitment and Retention – New York City

2002

  • Chapter of the Year Award – Delaware Valley
  • Chapter Communications – Southeastern Michigan
  • Community Service - Southeast Florida
  • Educational Offerings – Southeast Florida
  • Fundraising Efforts – Southeastern Michigan
  • Membership Recruitment and Retention – Southeast Florida