The inaugural Long Island Imagine Awards was held on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, 5:30pm-9:30pm at the Crest Hollow Country Club, Woodbury, NY. This fall event was created to offer formal acknowledgement to some of Long Island’s most effective. Over 130 nonprofits submitted applications to win a $5,000 grant in five categories: Innovation, Leadership Excellence, Rising Star, Social Entrepreneurism, and Social Impact. Below are the winners of the 2013 Imagine Awards.
- The Cerini & Associates Social Impact Award: Island Harvest
- The Claire Freidlander Family Foundation Rising Star Award: Wyandanch Homes and Property Development Corporation
- The Nixon Peabody Leadership Award: Center for Science Teaching & Learning
- The Frank G. Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University Innovation Award: Long Island Crisis Center
- The Capital One Bank Social Entrepreneurism Award: UCP of Nassau County