Very few take jobs with nonprofits for the money. Motivated by purpose and a desire to help, nonprofit employees bump up paychecks with job satisfaction and knowing at the end of the day. they’ve made a difference.
The Wounded Warrior Project dedicates itself to serving those who have served. The nonprofit assists injured service members through public awareness initiatives, aid, programs and services.
“What an incredible honor,” said Wounded Warrior Project Executive Director Steven Nardizzi. “We have worked hard to create an environment based on our core values of fun, integrity, loyalty, innovation and service. The team here is truly dedicated to serving this generation of wounded warriors and we always try to recognize their tireless efforts, encourage their input and ideas as well as nurture their ongoing enthusiasm for this very important cause.”
The award honors nonprofits that positively impact the economy, its employees and the organizations that work with it. To qualify, a nonprofit must have at least 15 U.S. employees, have 501 (c) 3 status, have a facility in the U.S. and have been in business for at least a year. A nationwide survey assessed the nominee’s workplace policies, practices and demographics. Employee and participating organization surveys were also used to determine rankings.