Member Recognition

Lutheran Services in America honors members for their exceptional work and leadership, and for exemplifying our core values.

The Awards

Annual Membership Awards

The Innovator Award recognizes a member organization that is pioneering new solutions, technology or business practices to solve complex issues.

The Micah Award recognizes a member organization that is leading the way in its work in addressing justice, mercy and equity.

The Paragon Award — The Ken Daly Award for Excellence in Mentorship — recognizes a leader with an exceptional gift for spotting potential in people and organizations.

Results Innovation Lab Awards

The Beacon Award recognizes peer coaches from the Results Innovation Lab for advancing transformative change for children, youth and families through exceptional leadership.

The Scion Award recognizes leaders for their commitment to learning and development in the Results Innovation Lab and dedication to improving outcomes for children, youth and families.