Honors & Awards

2019 Awards

  • Gold Seal of Transparency — Guidestar charity database qualified Kindering as a non-profit that provides exceptional transparency to donors and the public. The Gold Seal of Transparency represents the top 0.5% of organizations registered with Guidestar.

2018 Awards

  • Gold Award Non Profit of the year — Community Impact Awards, Seattle Business Magazine 2018
  • Washington’s Best Workplaces Kindering was named one of Washington’s Best Workplaces in the Puget Sound Business Journal’s 2018 list. Out of hundreds of companies surveyed across Washington State, Kindering employee feedback and survey participation levels earned Kindering a designation as one of the region’s top employers.
  • Silver Seal of Transparency — Guidestar charity database qualified Kindering as a non-profit that provides exceptional transparency to donors and the public.  

2017 Awards

  • Seattle Times honored Mimi Siegel and Kindering with a very special “Santa Hats Off” in a piece spotlighting Northwest leaders who are standing up for our region’s values and making a meaningful impact.  Dec 22, 2017
  • Washington’s Best Workplaces Kindering was named one of Washington’s Best Workplaces in the Puget Sound Business Journal’s 2017 list. Out of hundreds of companies surveyed across Washington State, Kindering employee feedback and survey participation levels earned Kindering a designation as one of the region’s top employers.
  • All in for Autism Leadership Award — The Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club named Kindering’s Executive Director Mimi Siegel the inaugural winner of the All in for Autism Leadership Award. This award recognizes individuals who do much to raise awareness of autism in our community and who actively engage with the community to make a difference in addressing the challenges associated with autism.
  • King County Council’s MLK Medal of Distinguished Service  Kindering’s Executive Director Mimi Siegel received the King County Council’s MLK Medal of Distinguished Service for her work in ensuring that infants and children with special needs and their families have a place to turn when they need crucial early intervention therapies. This medal recognizes those who have gone above and beyond in their efforts to make a difference in communities across King County.

2016 Awards

  • 2016 Woman of Influence The Puget Sound Business Journal named Kindering’s Executive Director Mimi Siegel as a “2016 Woman of Influence.” This annual award recognizes local women who are making a huge impact on the Puget Sound region, “shattering glass ceilings, knocking down doors, creating their own paths, and helping others along the way.”

2014 Awards

  • Northwest Children’s Fund’s Anniversary Partners Recognition as one of Northwest Children’s Fund’s Anniversary Partners in 2014 for our longstanding and significant partnership with NWCF in the fight for better lives for all our community’s children.

2008 Awards

  • 2008 Bellevue Chamber of Commerce Eastside Business Award for Non-Profit Community Impact.
  • Duncan Awards from Seattle Children’s Hospital An unprecedented four Duncan Awards from Seattle Children’s Hospital in recognition of exceptional service to children with disabilities, their families and the community.
  • Infants and Young Children Recognition as the national model for comprehensive Early Intervention programs in the prominent academic journal Infants and Young Children.
  • Selection as “One of Washington’s Best 100 Companies To Work For.”
  • Best of Puget Sound, 2008: Unsung Heroes and Uncommon Genius The Seattle Times named Kindering’s Executive Director Mimi Siegel as one of the “Best of Puget Sound, 2008: Unsung Heroes and Uncommon Genius.” This annual list recognizes the people and organizations that add to the worth of Puget Sound communities.