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SeniorNet National Awards PDF Email


On February 9, 2007, SeniorNet received the 2007 Alliance for Public Technology Susan B. Hadden Pioneer Award for its 20 years of connecting older adults with information technologies.
SeniorNet was nominated by The nonProfit Times as a Hot Non-Profit web site in 2002.

Yahoo! Internet Life Best Sites of 2001 Winner Yahoo! Internet Life Best Community for Seniors Award Three Years In A Row!


SeniorNet selected as best senior community by Yahoo's Internet Life, 1999, 2000 and 2001 Best of the Web.


Yahoo! Internet Life reviews sites throughout the year. At year's end, the magazine's editors pick "the best of the best" organized by category. SeniorNet is honored once again for the year 2001 with the designation of best community site for seniors and among the 100 best sites on the web.

The Webby Awards 1999 Webby Award


SeniorNet wins 1999 Webby Award for Best Community Site


SeniorNet is pleased to be the winner a prestigious Webby Award, the annual award presented for the most creative and innovative sites on the Web. Honored with a Webby for excellence in the "Community" category, SeniorNet holds the distinction of being the only nonprofit among "community" nominees.

The annual Webby Awards honor Web site designers and operators for their creativity and innovation in a variety of categories. To qualify, sites must excel in content, design, and links. The award was voted on by the 220 industry members of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, including actress Gillian Anderson, musician David Bowie and director Francis Ford Coppola.

Marcie Schwarz, SeniorNet's Director of Online Services, attributes our recognition for community excellence to "the efforts of our many volunteers and participants, who dedicate so much of their time and talent to support one another and collaborate on our website."


1999 Nonprofits' Policy & Technology Project Innovation Award Winner


SeniorNet is one of six U.S. nonprofits recognized for the effective use of technology in public policy activities. A finalist in the 1999 Nonprofit Technology Innovation Awards, SeniorNet was honored for its Internet-based Solutions Forums. The Solutions Forums, sponsored by MetLife, engaged older adults in online discussions to generate ideas and solutions to real world policy issues, which were then distributed to key elected officials and policy makers.

The Innovation Award is sponsored by the Nonprofits' Policy and Technology (NPT) Project, an initiative to promote the use of information technologies for public policy issues. For more information on the project, visit the NPT website.


1999 ESTHER Award
1999 ESTHER Award


SeniorNet named ESTHER Award Top Five Winner for 1999


SeniorNet proudly accepts the ESTHER award for Empowering Seniors Through Electronic Resources. The ESTHER is believed to be the first and only Internet award exclusively for sites that are considered user friendly and useful to the senior Internet user. Nominated by online users worldwide, over 60 sites were evaluated, and the five winners were chosen by judges for their aesthetics, content, credibility, timeliness and ease of use.

PC Mac Top 100 Award

SeniorNet has been selected in the top 100 web sites by PC Magazine!

GII Award Third Annual GII U.S. Award Finalist in 1998


SeniorNet chosen as a finalist for a Global Information Infrastructure (GII) Community Award.


The GII Awards, a non-partisan and independent initiative, recognizes champions from all industries and sectors of society who use the Internet and network technology to produce amazing results. Vice-President Al Gore has cited the Awards program itself as "An innovation that is vital to our country's future." In eleven categories, GII Awards go to individuals, businesses and organizations who are using the information superhighway in collaborative, innovative and results-oriented ways.

"SeniorNet's achievements demonstrate that the Internet can lead to a society that is healthier, better educated and more prosperous," said James D. Hake, GII Awards chairman and founder. "As a GII finalist, SeniorNet has been distinguished for innovation, producing real and valuable results and for powerfully demonstrating the potential of the Internet that we hear so much about. They deserve our recognition and our thanks."

Points of Light Award Daily Points of Light Award


SeniorNet chosen as a daily point of light on July 24, 1998


The Points of Light Foundation serves to engage more people more effectively in volunteer community service to help solve serious social problems.

Read more about this significant SeniorNet award.


 
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