Milwaukee, WI (October 9, 2015) Prevent Blindness Wisconsin has been selected by the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee to receive the 2015 Nonprofit Excellence Award for Fiscal Integrity. According to the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee, the award recognizes a nonprofit that has exemplified excellence in financial management and stewardship of organizational resources in the areas of financial and managerial accounting, finance and fiscal reporting over a five-year period ending with the 2014 calendar year.
 
Prevent Blindness Wisconsin has experienced steady financial growth over the past five years thanks to donors and friends. In addition, the agency has implemented new financial management procedures and policies to ensure the agency’s fiscal strength.  Notes Prevent Blindness Wisconsin Executive Director Barbara Armstrong, “The Prevent Blindness Wisconsin board of directors recognizes that financial stability and measured growth is critical to helping us achieve our strategic goals to serve more children. We are extremely grateful to our donors for their willingness to help Wisconsin children have healthy vision for school success.”
 
“What’s more important than to help a child see?” says Prevent Blindness Wisconsin Board of Directors Chair Charlie Groeschell. “We think that giving a child clear vision is just incredibly important, and at Prevent Blindness Wisconsin we do that economically and effectively. We are honored to be recognized for that work.”
 
The 2015 Nonprofit Excellence Awards will be presented to Prevent Blindness Wisconsin and award recipients in other categories at the 21st Annual Spirit of the Nonprofit Sector Celebration being held on Wednesday, November 4, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the Italian Community Center.  To register for the event, visit:  http://www.npcmilwaukee.org/2015-nonprofit-excellence-awards.html
 

View the Prevent Blindness Wisconsin 2014-2015 Annual Report.

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