Celebrating Solutions and Roth Awards

In 2003, the Mary Byron Project created the Celebrating Solutions Awards to showcase and applaud local innovations that demonstrate promise in breaking the generational cycle of intimate partner violence.  Programs selected serve as a model for the nation.

In recognition that so many of the applicants for this award were highlighting programs for underserved or vulnerable populations, another Celebrating Solutions award, called the Roth Award, was added in 2012 and designated specifically for this category.

In the 16 years since its inception, 67 Celebrating Solutions and Roth awards have been presented to programs in 30 states.  In addition to the prestige of receiving this highly competitive and selective honor, the recipients receive $10,000 in unrestricted funds.

MBP has been told by the winners of these awards and other programs that applied that the experience of filling out the application, and/or speaking to a staff member at MBP who helped them think through their application was invaluable.

It was also rewarding for MBP’s national panel of reviewers to know that communities and agencies, some whose service work did not traditionally benefit domestic violence survivors, were working to find solutions to end this heinous crime.

MBP will not be re-opening these awards in 2019, but encourage all to read through the past winners’ applications and think about how to help your community by replicating a proven winner.


2018 Winners

 2017 Winners

2016 Winners

2015 Winners

2014 Winners

2013 Winners

2012 Winners

2011 Winners

2010 Winners

2009 Winners

2008 Winners

2007 Winners

2006 Winners

2005 Winners 

2004 Winners

2003 Winners