The Greater Gainesville Chamber of Commerce named Haven large nonprofit of the year in its 2021 business awards.

Finalists were chosen after a panel of impartial judges from throughout the community carefully reviewed and scored each application in the category. According to the chamber of commerce, there was a record number of applications submitted this year for business awards. The categories were as follows: Commitment to the Environment, Community Involvement, Employer of the Year, Leading Women’s Business, New Business Award, Technology Company of the Year, Small Business of the Year, Large Business of the Year, Small Nonprofit of the Year, Large Nonprofit of the Year and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

The nominees for the Large Nonprofit of the Year category were Catholic Charities, Community Hospice & Palliative Care and Haven Hospice, and the award was sponsored by Cox Business.