Finalist Archive

AWARD WINNERS

YEAR 8 WINNERS (2020)

  • CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD: VIBS
  • CERTILMAN BALIN LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD: John Miller – The Guide Dog Foundation & America’s Vetdogs
  • CLAIRE FRIEDLANDER ARTS & CULTURE AWARD: Splashes of Hope
  • EMPIRE NATIONAL BANK INNOVATION AWARD: Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County
  • VANGUARD INSURANCE AGENCY RISING STAR AWARD: Birthday Wishes of Long Island
  • NERDS THAT CARE FAN FAVORITE AWARD: The Book Fairies
  • NONPROFIT RESOURCE HUB HALL OF FAME AWARD: Island Harvest Food Bank

YEAR 7 WINNERS (2019)

  • CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD: Island Harvest Food Bank
  • CERTILMAN BALIN LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD: Dr. Ellenmorris Tiegerman – Tiegerman
  • CLAIRE FRIEDLANDER ARTS & CULTURE AWARD: Bay Street Theater
  • EMPIRE NATIONAL BANK INNOVATION AWARD: Paws of War
  • VANGUARD INSURANCE AGENCY RISING STAR AWARD: Helping Makes U Happy, Inc.
  • NERDS THAT CARE FAN FAVORITE AWARD: Helping Makes U Happy, Inc.

YEAR 6 WINNERS (2018)

  • CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD: The INN
  • CERTILMAN BALIN LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD: Sister Patricia Griffith – Mercy Haven, Inc.
  • CLAIRE FRIEDLANDER ARTS & CULTURE AWARD: Cinema Arts Centre
  • EMPIRE NATIONAL BANK INNOVATION AWARD: Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation
  • FLUSHING BANK RISING STAR AWARD: Girls Inc. of Long Island
  • NERDS THAT CARE FAN FAVORITE AWARD: Patient AirLift Services

YEAR 5 WINNERS (2017)

  • CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD: Pronto of Long Island, Inc.
  • CERTILMAN BALIN LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD: Theresa Regnante – United Way of Long Island
  • CLAIRE FRIEDLANDER ARTS & CULTURE AWARD: East End Arts
  • EMPIRE NATIONAL BANK INNOVATION AWARD: Adults and Children with Learning and Develpmental Disablities (ACLD)
  • BUSINESS EXCHANGE RISING STAR AWARD: Angels For Warriors
  • NERDS THAT CARE FAN FAVORITE AWARD: Contractors for Kids

YEAR 4 WINNERS (2016)

  • CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD: Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth (LIGALY)
  • CERTILMAN BALIN LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD: Lillian Julien – COPE Foundation
  • CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURISM AWARD: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island
  • EMPIRE NATIONAL BANK INNOVATION AWARD: School-Business Partnerships of Long Island
  • BUSINESS EXCHANGE RISING STAR AWARD: Best Buddies New York
  • PAYCHEX FAN FAVORITE AWARD: Family & Children’s Association

YEAR 3 WINNERS (2015)

  • CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD: Long Island Housing Partnership, Inc.
  • BUSINESS EXCHANGE LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD: Randi Shubin Dresner – Island Harvest Food Bank
  • BANK OF AMERICA/U.S. TRUST SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURISM AWARD: eWorks Electronics Service, Inc.
  • EMPIRE NATIONAL BANK INNOVATION AWARD: The Viscardi Center
  • BUSINESS EXCHANGE RISING STAR AWARD: Patient AirLift Services
  • UNITED WAY FAN FAVORITE AWARD: Central American Refugee Center

YEAR 2 WINNERS (2014)

  • CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD: Peconic Land Trust
  • NIXON PEABODY LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD: The INN
  • SOCIAL ENTERPRISE ALLIANCE LONG ISLAND CHAPTER SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURISM AWARD: FEGS Health and Human Resources
  • PILOT BENEFITS INNOVATION AWARD: United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Suffolk, Inc.
  • CLAIRE FRIEDLANDER RISING STAR AWARD: RotaCare, Inc.

YEAR 1 WINNERS (2013)

  • CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD: Island Harvest Food Bank
  • NIXON PEABODY LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD: Center for Science Teaching and Learning
  • CAPITAL ONE BANK SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURISM AWARD: Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County
  • FRANK G. ZARB SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AT HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY INNOVATION AWARD: Long Island Crisis Center
  • CLAIRE FRIDLANDER RISING STAR AWARD: Wyandanch Homes and Property Development Corporation

8TH ANNUAL IMAGINE AWARDS FINALISTS (2020)

CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD

  • Family Service League
  • Options for Community Living, Inc.
  • Special Olympics New York – Long Island
  • VIBS

CERTILMAN BALIN LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD

  • Robert S. Budd, CEO – Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE)
  • Renee Flagler, Executive Director – Girls Inc. of Long Island
  • Dr. David Hegarty, Executive Director/CEO – Hope For Youth
  • John Miller, President & CEO – The Guide Dog Foundation and America’s VetDogs

CLAIRE FRIEDLANDER ARTS & CULTURE AWARD

  • Nassau County Museum of Art
  • Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts
  • Spirit of Huntington Art Center
  • Splashes of Hope

EMPIRE NATIONAL BANK INNOVATION AWARD

  • Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County
  • Planned Parenthood of Greater New York
  • Spirit of Huntington Art Center
  • Guide Dog Foundation

VANGUARD INSURANCE AGENCY RISING STAR AWARD

  • Birthday Wishes of Long Island
  • New Hour for Women and Children – Long Island
  • Smile Farms Inc.
  • The Book Fairies

WINNERS

  • CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD: VIBS
  • CERTILMAN BALIN LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD: John Miller – The Guide Dog Foundation & America’s Vetdogs
  • CLAIRE FRIEDLANDER ARTS & CULTURE AWARD: Splashes of Hope
  • EMPIRE NATIONAL BANK INNOVATION AWARD: Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County
  • VANGUARD INSURANCE AGENCY RISING STAR AWARD: Birthday Wishes of Long Island
  • NERDS THAT CARE FAN FAVORITE AWARD: The Book Fairies
  • NONPROFIT RESOURCE HUB HALL OF FAME AWARD: Island Harvest Food Bank

7TH ANNUAL IMAGINE AWARDS FINALISTS (2019)

CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD

  • Island Harvest Food Bank
  • Long Island Crisis Center
  • The Corporate Source
  • VIBS

CERTILMAN BALIN LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD

  • Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County
  • Family Service League
  • Life’s WORC, Inc.
  • Tiegerman

CLAIRE FRIEDLANDER ARTS & CULTURE AWARD

  • Bay Street Theater
  • Gold Coast Arts Center
  • Hofstra University Museum of Art
  • Nassau County Museum of Art

EMPIRE NATIONAL BANK INNOVATION AWARD

  • Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County
  • Developmental Disabilities Institute
  • Paws of War
  • United Way of Long Island, Inc.

VANGUARD INSURANCE AGENCY RISING STAR AWARD

  • General Needs Ltd.
  • Helping Makes U Happy, Inc.
  • John Theissen Children’s Foundation
  • Smile Farms Inc.

WINNERS

  • CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD: Island Harvest Food Bank
  • CERTILMAN BALIN LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD: Dr. Ellenmorris Tiegerman – Tiegerman
  • CLAIRE FRIEDLANDER ARTS & CULTURE AWARD: Bay Street Theater
  • EMPIRE NATIONAL BANK INNOVATION AWARD: Paws of War
  • VANGUARD INSURANCE AGENCY RISING STAR AWARD: Helping Makes U Happy, Inc.
  • NERDS THAT CARE FAN FAVORITE AWARD: Helping Makes U Happy, Inc.

6TH ANNUAL IMAGINE AWARDS FINALISTS (2018)

CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD

  • Community Development Corporation of Long Island
  • LGBT Network
  • The Corporate Source
  • The INN

CERTILMAN BALIN LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD

  • Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County
  • LGBT Network
  • Mercy Haven, Inc.
  • The Safe Center LI

CLAIRE FRIEDLANDER ARTS & CULTURE AWARD

  • Bay Street Theater
  • Cinema Arts Centre
  • Landmark on Main Street, Inc.
  • Long Island Museum

EMPIRE NATIONAL BANK INNOVATION AWARD

  • Community Housing Innovations, Inc.
  • East End Disabilities Association, Inc.
  • Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation
  • Patient AirLift Services

FLUSHING BANK RISING STAR AWARD

  • Girls Inc. of Long Island
  • John Theissen Children’s Foundation
  • Long Island Coalition for the Homeless
  • The Book Fairies

WINNERS

  • CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD: The INN
  • CERTILMAN BALIN LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD: Sister Patricia Griffith – Mercy Haven, Inc.
  • CLAIRE FRIEDLANDER ARTS & CULTURE AWARD: Cinema Arts Centre
  • EMPIRE NATIONAL BANK INNOVATION AWARD: Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation
  • FLUSHING BANK RISING STAR AWARD: Girls Inc. of Long Island
  • NERDS THAT CARE FAN FAVORITE AWARD: Patient AirLift Services

5TH ANNUAL IMAGINE AWARDS FINALISTS (2017)

CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD

  • Angela’s House
  • Family & Children’s Association
  • Options for Community Living, Inc.
  • Pronto of Long Island

CERTILMAN BALIN LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD

  • LGBT Network
  • Long Island Cares – Harry Chapin Food Bank
  • The Viscardi Center
  • United Way of Long Island, Inc.

CLAIRE FRIEDLANDER ARTS & CULTURE AWARD

  • East End Arts
  • Huntington Arts Council, Inc.
  • Long Island School for the Arts
  • Nassau County Museum of Art

EMPIRE NATIONAL BANK INNOVATION AWARD

  • Adults and Children with Learning and Development Disabilities (ACLD)
  • Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County
  • Family Service League
  • Maritime Explorium of Port Jefferson

BUSINESS EXCHANGE RISING STAR AWARD

  • Angels for Warriors
  • Contractors for Kids
  • Long Island Coalition for the Homeless
  • MOMMAS House

WINNERS

  • CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD: Pronto of Long Island, Inc.
  • CERTILMAN BALIN LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD: Theresa Regnante – United Way of Long Island
  • CLAIRE FRIEDLANDER ARTS & CULTURE AWARD: East End Arts
  • EMPIRE NATIONAL BANK INNOVATION AWARD: Adults and Children with Learning and Develpmental Disablities (ACLD)
  • BUSINESS EXCHANGE RISING STAR AWARD: Angels For Warriors
  • NERDS THAT CARE FAN FAVORITE AWARD: Contractors for Kids

4TH ANNUAL IMAGINE AWARDS FINALISTS (2016)

CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD

  • Economic Opportunity Council of Suffolk
  • Family & Children’s Association
  • Long Island Gay & Lesbian Youth (LIGALY)
  • The INN

CERTILMAN BALIN LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD

  • COPE Foundation
  • Family Service League
  • Long Island Crisis Center
  • Patient AirLift Services

CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURISM AWARD

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island
  • Community Mainstreaming Associates
  • Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds
  • Spectrum Designs Foundation

EMPIRE NATIONAL BANK INNOVATION AWARD

  • America’s VetDogs
  • Family & Children’s Association
  • Mental Health Association of Nassau County, Inc.
  • School-Business Partnerships of LI (SBPLI)

BUSINESS EXCHANGE RISING STAR AWARD

  • Best Buddies New York
  • Birthday Wishes Long Island
  • Children’s Museum of the East End
  • Let All the Children Play Foundation

WINNERS

  • CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD: Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth (LIGALY)
  • CERTILMAN BALIN LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD: Lillian Julien – COPE Foundation
  • CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURISM AWARD: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island
  • EMPIRE NATIONAL BANK INNOVATION AWARD: School-Business Partnerships of Long Island
  • BUSINESS EXCHANGE RISING STAR AWARD: Best Buddies New York
  • PAYCHEX FAN FAVORITE AWARD: Family & Children’s Association

3RD ANNUAL IMAGINE AWARDS FINALISTS (2015)

CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD

  • Concern for Independent Living
  • Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County
  • Long Island Housing Partnership, Inc.
  • Sunrise Association

BUSINESS EXCHANGE LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD

  • Erase Racism
  • Island Harvest Food Bank
  • Long Island Crisis Center
  • United Way of Long Island, Inc.

BANK OF AMERICA/U.S. TRUST SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURISM AWARD

  • eWorks Electronics Service, Inc.
  • Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds
  • Independent Group Home Living
  • Spectrum Designs Foundation

EMPIRE NATIONAL BANK INNOVATION AWARD

  • East End Arts and Humanities Council, Inc.
  • Long Island Cares – Harry Chapin Food Bank
  • Ronald McDonald House of Long Island
  • The Viscardi Center

CLAIRE FRIEDLANDER RISING STAR AWARD

  • Central American Refugee Center
  • Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc.
  • Pal-O-Mine Equestrian
  • Patient AirLift Services

WINNERS

  • CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD: Long Island Housing Partnership, Inc.
  • BUSINESS EXCHANGE LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD: Randi Shubin Dresner – Island Harvest Food Bank
  • BANK OF AMERICA/U.S. TRUST SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURISM AWARD: eWorks Electronics Service, Inc.
  • EMPIRE NATIONAL BANK INNOVATION AWARD: The Viscardi Center
  • BUSINESS EXCHANGE RISING STAR AWARD: Patient AirLift Services
  • UNITED WAY FAN FAVORITE AWARD: Central American Refugee Center

2ND ANNUAL IMAGINE AWARDS FINALISTS (2014)

CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD

  • Hope House Minestries
  • Long Island Children’s Museum
  • Peconic Land Trust
  • United Way of Long Island

NIXON PEABODY LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD

  • Adults and Children with Learning and Development Disabilities (ACLD)
  • Peconic Land Trust
  • The INN
  • YMCA of Long Island

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE ALLIANCE LONG ISLAND CHAPTER SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURISM AWARD

  • Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE)
  • FEGS Health and Human Resources
  • Homecoming Farm
  • Landmark on Mainstreet, Inc.

PILOT BENEFITS INNOVATION AWARD

  • ConnectedToTech, Inc.
  • Huntington Arts Council, Inc.
  • Long Island Cares – Harry Chapin Food Bank
  • United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Suffolk, Inc.

CLAIRE FRIEDLANDER RISING STAR AWARD

  • Child Abuse Prevention Services
  • Literacy Nassau
  • MOMMAS House
  • RotaCare, Inc.

WINNERS

  • CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD: Peconic Land Trust
  • NIXON PEABODY LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD: The INN
  • SOCIAL ENTERPRISE ALLIANCE LONG ISLAND CHAPTER SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURISM AWARD: FEGS Health and Human Resources
  • PILOT BENEFITS INNOVATION AWARD: United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Suffolk, Inc.
  • CLAIRE FRIEDLANDER RISING STAR AWARD: RotaCare, Inc.

INAUGURAL IMAGINE AWARDS FINALISTS (2013)

CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD

  • EAC, Inc.
  • Island Harvest Food Bank
  • Long Island Housing Partnership, Inc.
  • Mental Health Association of Nassau County

NIXON PEABODY LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD

  • Center for Science Teaching and Learning
  • Cinema Arts Centre
  • Homecoming Farm
  • Hope House Minestries

CAPITAL ONE BANK SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURISM AWARD

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Long Island
  • Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County
  • Cure MS Foundation of NY, Inc.
  • Independent Group Home Living, Inc.

FRANK G. ZARB SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AT HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY INNOVATION AWARD

  • America’s VetDogs
  • Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE)
  • Family Service League
  • Long Island Crisis Center

CLAIRE FRIEDLANDER RISING STAR AWARD

  • i-tri: Transformation Through Triathlon
  • Lymphatic Research Foundation
  • MOMMAS House
  • Wyandanch Homes and Property Development Corporation

WINNERS

  • CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD: Island Harvest Food Bank
  • NIXON PEABODY LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD: Center for Science Teaching and Learning
  • CAPITAL ONE BANK SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURISM AWARD: Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County
  • FRANK G. ZARB SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AT HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY INNOVATION AWARD: Long Island Crisis Center
  • CLAIRE FRIDLANDER RISING STAR AWARD: Wyandanch Homes and Property Development Corporation