Meet the Finalists: Nonprofit

Posted on March 27, 2024

BOTY Nonprofit Finalists

Congratulations 2024 Business of the Year Finalists: Nonprofit!

The Nonprofit category acknowledges organizations that demonstrate a strong commitment to service, financial stewardship, innovation, workplace initiatives, excellence in client/customer service and community impact. Additionally, they value diversity, equity and inclusion within the organization or community.

Join us at the 2024 Annual Meeting at the Oncenter on Thursday, April 11 to celebrate all the finalists, and see who wins!


Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

Catholic Charities of Onondaga County (CCOC) is dedicated to caring for those in need while promoting human development, collaboration, and the elimination of poverty and injustice. This year, CCOC invested $13.9 million in the community by building a new Housing Services Center that includes a men’s shelter and a clinic for health and mental health care. CCOC celebrated its 100th year of services in 2023. 



ConnextCare is a Federally Qualified Health Center providing a family-oriented health care for Oswego and surrounding county residents for over 50 years. It offers pediatrics, internal and family medicine, substance use disorder treatment, mental health services and oral health services. In 2023 it successfully secured new grants to address unmet health care needs in Oswego County, and advanced innovative approaches to reducing barriers to accessing care for vulnerable patients.


Food Bank of Central New York

Food Bank of Central New York is leading the effort to eliminate hunger in the region by partnership with others in the community, through education, advocacy, and distribution of nutritious food. During 2023, the Food Bank distributed more than 20 million pounds of food and 327,466 pounds of hygiene and household items to partner agencies and households facing hunger throughout an 11-county service area.


Housing Visions

Housing Visions is committed to going beyond bricks and mortar affordable housing development through an approach that utilizes case management, outreach, navigation, networking, empowerment, community and trust. Its goal is to increase housing stability and resident well-being through a holistic case management approach that creates places of pride and belonging. This year, Housing Visions completed Moyer Carriage Lofts, the largest development in organizational history.

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