2020-01-13 11:37:20 - NEW YORK, NY - (PR Distribution™)

January 13, 2020 - Bohemia, NY– The success of the Long Island Imagine Awards, now in its 8th year, inspired founder Ken Cerini, CPA, Cerini & Associates LLP, to bring this innovative and inspiring event to NYC to shine a spotlight on the incredible nonprofits in and around the City.  The Inaugural NYC Imagine Awards nonprofit competition will take place on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at The Edison Ballroom, 6-10pm.  

This event was created to formally acknowledge some of NYC’s most effective and innovative nonprofit organizations. $5,000 grants will be awarded in the following categories: Social Impact, Innovation, Arts & Culture, Rising Star, and Leadership Excellence. 501(c)(3) organizations located in and serving The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and/or Staten Island are eligible to apply. The 20 finalists receive a free promotional video that is debuted at the event and the winner in each category is announced LIVE.  The application deadline is Friday, May 8, 2020 and more information can be found here   

The NYC Imagine Awards founder Ken Cerini of Cerini & Associates said,  “It’s so tough to operate in the nonprofit sector these days.  We felt there needed to be something that pulled the sector together on a positive note, focused on recognition, collaboration, and education.  We’re excited about bringing the Imagine Awards to the City, and shedding some of the same magic and excitement that the Long Island marketplace has experienced over the last seven years.  We appreciate the partnership of our Platinum Sponsors, Cerini & Associatesand The Claire Friedlander Family Foundationwho truly understand the importance of supporting the nonprofit sector.” 

For more information about applications and sponsorship opportunities contact [email protected]

About The Imagine Awards 
The Imagine Awards was created in 2012 on Long Island by Managing Partner, Ken Cerini of Cerini & Associates, LLP.  Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Imagine Awards recognize outstanding performances in the Community.  2020 will represent the inaugural event in New York City. Learn more about the NYC Imagine Awards, visit 

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