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What is Salute to Excellence?

September 6, 2022

In its 29th year, CNM’s ‘Salute to Excellence’ has been a cornerstone event in Middle Tennessee, celebrating nonprofit leadership, impact, and innovation. Over the years, the event has honored more than 600 nonprofit organizations and awarded over $3.5 million to exemplary organizations and their leadership.

As the nation’s largest nonprofit award ceremony, this year’s event will feature 34 finalists in 12 award categories of excellence. The finalist organizations are comprised of nonprofits large and small in diverse service areas supporting communities across Middle Tennessee. Winning organizations will receive cash prizes in amounts collectively totaling more than $250,000 and recognition for their accomplishments in serving the Middle Tennessee community.