Awards

WRITING AWARDS

  • A.D. Emmart Prize for writing in the humanities
  • Robert G. Fenley Writing Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges
  • CASE (Council on the Advancement and Support of Education)  Gold Medal for alumni magazine writing
  • Catholic Press Association (multiple awards)
  • Crystal Award of Excellence for annual report writing
  • Illinois Press Association
  • Illinois UPI Newspaper Contest
  • International Regional Magazine Association (multiple awards)
  • Lisagor Foundation
  • Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association (multiple awards)
  • Maryland Society of Professional Journalists (multiple awards)
  • Maryland State Bar Association Award
  • White Award (multiple awards)

 

NONPROFIT AWARDS

As  executive director of Cambridge Main Street, Duffy was the lone employee at a volunteer-driven nonprofit that received the following statewide awards during his tenure for its work revitalizing a historic downtown business district.

  • Best Organizational Development Project 2010: “Growing the Donor Base.” Awarded by Main Street Maryland Office, Department of Housing & Community Development.
  • Community Activism & Achievement Award 2010. Awarded by Maryland Governor’s Office of Smart, Green & Growing.
  • Best Business Development Project 2011: “The Pop Up Contest.” Awarded by Main Street Maryland Office, Department of Housing & Community Development.
  • Award of Excellence in Community Collaboration 2011: “Fresh Coat Cambridge.” Awarded by the Maryland Asset Building and Community Development Network.

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • Nonprofit Fundraising Best Practices: Annual Donors. National Main Streets Conference in Des Moines.
  • Retail Business Development Strategy: The Pop Up Contest. Tri-State Main Streets Conference in Tupelo, MS.
  • Retail Business Development Strategy: The Pop Up Contest. National Main Streets Conference in Baltimore.
  • Retail Business Development Strategy: The Pop Up Contest. Delaware Main Street Idea Exchange in Middletown, DE.
  • Feature Writing Roundtable. Baltimore Writers Conference.