Mutual Of America Financial Group Announces Five Recipients Of The 2021 Community Partnership Award

Company to Celebrate Nonprofit Organizations at Upcoming Event

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2022 / — Mutual of America Financial Group announced the recipients of its 2021 Community Partnership Award, marking the 26th anniversary of the prestigious national competition.

Five nonprofit organizations were selected for their outstanding contributions to society, in partnership with public, private and other social sector organizations. The Nathaniel Project received the Thomas J. Moran Award, which is given to the national award-winning program and includes $100,000 and a documentary video about the program. The remaining four were named honorable mention recipients, and each will receive $50,000.

Later this spring, Mutual of America Financial Group will honor these exceptional winners at an exclusive event held at its headquarters in New York City. At that time, the company will premiere the documentary video about the Nathaniel Project.

“The 2021 award-winning programs are expertly addressing the ongoing social, emotional and physical needs of their communities,” said John R. Greed, Chairman, President and CEO of Mutual of America Financial Group. “Through collaboration and exemplary leadership, these programs improve the lives of the individuals they serve, and we are honored to recognize them for their efforts and the positive impact they are making to society.”

2021 Award Recipients

Thomas J. Moran Award Recipient

  • The Nathaniel Project (Center for Alternative Sentencing & Employment Services, Brooklyn, NY)

The Nathaniel Project was established in 2000 by CASES (The Center for Alternative Sentencing & Employment Services) to increase public safety through innovative services that reduce crime and incarceration, improve behavioral health, promote recovery and rehabilitation, and create opportunities for success. The Nathaniel Project is New York City’s first alternative-to-incarceration program for adults with serious mental illness who are facing prison as the result of felony charges.

Honorable Mention Award Recipients

  • Adopt-A-Neighborhood Project (Legal Aid of Western Missouri, Kansas City, MO)
  • Clean Water for Carolina Kids (RTI International, Durham, NC)
  • HomeAid® WORKS (HomeAid® America, Irvine, CA)
  • North Market (Pillsbury United Communities, Minneapolis, MN)

Celebrating the Community Partnership Award

Since 1996, the Community Partnership Award has recognized 250 partnerships from cities and towns across America. This year’s winners, like past recipients, have focused on delivering solutions to critical challenges facing our country today.

To watch videos of past national award-winning programs, visit the Mutual of America Foundation Community Partnership Award channel on YouTube.




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