Awards & Recognition

2013 Non-Profit of the Year Award, SW Indiana Chamber of Commerce

Chamber Award cropped

Honors Received

Organization

  • Highlighted on the “Bright Ideas Indiana” website, which denotes promising practices by Indiana nonprofits –
    State of Indiana and Sagamore Institute for Policy Research – November 2016
  • Charity Navigator’s Guide to Intelligent Giving – 4-Star Rated Charity, 2015, 2016
  • Non-Profit of the Year Award, Southwest Indiana Chamber of Commerce, 2013
  • Indiana Achievement Award, Statewide Recognition of Exemplary Non-Profits, 2010
  • Service to Science Academy, National Program for Innovative Initiatives, 2009
  • Chamber of Commerce of Southwest Indiana Non-Profit Award Finalist, 2009
  • Leadership Evansville Organizational Achievement Award, 2005

Founder Dr. William Wooten

  • Physicians’ Community Service Award, Indiana State Medical Association, 2010
  • Rotary Club Civic Award, Evansville, 2008
  • Leadership Evansville Lifetime Achievement Award, 2007

President & CEO Parri O. Black

  • Athena Award Recipient, Evansville, 2015
  • Executive Journey Fellowship, Indiana Youth Leaders, 2007

VP of Social Work & Programs Davi Stein-Kiley

  • William J. Bailey Prevention Leadership Award, 2015
  • Health Care Hero, Evansville Courier & Press, 2013
  • Executive Journey Fellowship, Indiana Youth Leaders, 2007

Major Grants Awarded

(Either as direct recipient or key partner)

  • Welborn Baptist Foundation (regional), 2000-Present
  • School-Focused Prevention Grant (state), 2013-2015
  • Division of Mental Health and Addictions Family and Implementation Grant (state), 2010 – present
    –  Warrick, Gibson and Posey counties
  • Drug Free Communities Support Grant (federal), 2013 – 2018
  • Safe Schools/Healthy Students (federal)
    –  Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation, 2005-2009
    –  Southwestern Indiana Schools and Community Collaborative, 2008-2012
  • Service to Science Evaluation Enhancement Grants (federal),
    2008-2010 & 2012-2014
  • Grant to Reduce High Risk Drinking Among College Students (federal),
    2009-2011
  • Indiana Criminal Justice Institute Byrne JAG ARRA (state), 2009-2011
  • Grant to Reduce Alcohol Abuse (federal), 2005-2008