The Center for Nonprofit Advancement and The Washington Post today announced Sitar Arts Center, a nonprofit organization committed to providing multidisciplinary arts education to underserved youth in Washington, D.C., as the recipient of The Washington Post 2015 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management. Celebrating its 21st anniversary, the prestigious award is a program of the Center for Nonprofit Advancement, sponsored by The Washington Post, which recognizes top nonprofit organizations in the Washington, D.C. metro area that exemplify outstanding achievement and organizational management determined through a competitive application process and panel review.

The 2015 Post Award winner will receive a $20,000 grant and recognition in The Washington Post. Finalists for the award will each receive a $2,500 grant and include A-SPAN, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending homelessness through outreach services and relationship building in Arlington, Virginia and Calvary Women’s Services, a nonprofit organization that works to empower women through housing, health, education and employment services in Washington, D.C.

Past recipients of The Post Award include Young Playwrights’ Theatre (2014); Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services (2013); Community of Hope (2012); and Horton’s Kids (2011).

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