February 11, 2019– Fifteen nonprofits from throughout the country have been picked from almost 9,300 nominations to be called finalists in The Renewal Awards, a project of The Atlantic and Allstate. The nationwide competitors– now in its fourth year– acknowledges regional companies driving favorable modification in their communities and bringing progress to the country.
The competitors now relies on public ballot, which opens today and runs through March 1. Ballot information and a profile of each finalist can be discovered at The Atlantic Five winners will be revealed on April 3 in New York City at The Atlantic‘s Renewal Top, where each will get a $20,00 0 grant from Allstate, the sponsor of the awards, to advance their work.
The 15 finalist companies have actually transformed their communities by developing solutions to a few of the most important– and typically overlooked– difficulties. Much of this year’s finalists, who come from regions of all sizes and represent 9 states and Washington, D.C., are dedicated to serving and empowering low-income populations by harnessing the positive results of community-building, imagination, and innovation.
” From New York City to California, and Oregon to Kentucky, this year’s Renewal Award finalists affirm to the imagination, tenacity, and determination of the grassroots innovators rejuvenating neighborhoods around the country,” stated Ronald Brownstein, senior editor of The Atlantic “We are proud to assist shine a spotlight on the work of our amazing finalists and to offer the general public an opportunity to find out more about them. Their cumulative message is that even with all of the dispute and stalemate of nationwide politics, America’s capability to renew itself from the bottom up remains as lively as ever.”