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37th Annual Excellence Awards

Awards to Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware For-Profits,
Individuals, and Nonprofits for Business Leadership

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The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia

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Awards to Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware for-profit businesses, nonprofit organizations, and individuals to recognize outstanding business leadership in the Greater Philadelphia region. This program highlights the vital role that small and mid-size businesses play in the region’s overall economic development. Award winners set themselves apart from the competition and are outstanding representatives of the diversity of the region's business community.

Each year, businesses are recognized for their creativity, vitality, stability and relevance. Winners are nominated by their regional business peers based on their demonstrated commitment to the advancement of the business community. Equally important in selecting winners are civic involvement and responsiveness, corporate responsibility, employee recognition and concerns regarding service issues.

Award Categories:
-Small Business Person of the Year
-Young Entrepreneur of the Year
-Customer Service Excellence of the Year
-Family-Owned Business of the Year
-ImpactPHL Company of the Year
-Manufacturer of the Year
-Nonprofit Organization of the Year
-Professional Service Excellence of the Year
-Strategic Growth Excellence of the Year
-Technological Excellence of the Year

For further information about each of the award categories please see:

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180005

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All nominees must:
-Be headquartered in the Chamber’s 11-county Greater Philadelphia region (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia in PA; Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Mercer and Salem in NJ; and New Castle, DE).
-Have not won an Excellence Award in the last five years.
-Excel in an individual category criteria.

Please see the 37th Annual Excellence Awards Nomination Summary for further details regarding eligibility for each of the award categories:

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline to submit nominations is April 5, 2019.

The Foundation will recognize the accomplishments and impact of the selected honorees at the annual awards ceremony in November 2019.

Nominees may and are encouraged to apply for more than one category.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Nomination Form:

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia
200 S. Broad St., Suite 700
Philadelphia, PA 19102
P: 215-545-1234
F: 215-790-3600

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Delaware: New Castle County;   New Jersey: Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Mercer, and Salem Counties;   Pennsylvania: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties