Best of Awards
The United Way Best of Awards showcases your accomplishments in the community. The awards recognize companies/organizations for their outstanding participation in the United Way Campaign and throughout the year.
We invite you to submit nominations for the Best of Awards to showcase the work that you and your organization are doing on behalf of the community. This is an opportunity to share the quality of your work with other organizations and the public while gathering new ideas for your next campaign. Any organization that runs a United Way campaign this year may enter.
Best Year Round Partnership
Best Campaign Innovation
Best Employee Engagement
Best Campaign Climber
Best Fast & Furious Campaign
Best Company Leadership Support
2018-2019 Category Descriptions: Click Here
2017-18 Best of Award Winners: Click Here
For each category you enter:
Complete and submit an entry form with your nomination. Submit a description of each entry. The narrative should be 250 words or less and should be submitted in an electronic format. Please submit the form and supporting materials (photos, videos, press clippings, campaign results, statistics, and printed materials) to United Way office or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All entries are due by March 8th, 2018. Winners will be recognized at the United Way Campaign Celebration & Awards on March 21, 2019, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the
Timberlake Hotel, Grand Rapids.
Nomination Forms: Click Here
Submit your entries to:
United Way of 1000 Lakes
Attn: Best of Awards
350 NW 1ST Ave., Suite A
Grand Rapids, MN 55744