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Were you instrumental in advocating, building awareness or raising funds for important, but often underfunded or underrecognized, causes, initiatives or organizations? Have your campaigns, projects and partnerships changed lives?
PR Daily’s Nonprofit Communications Awards will recognize these engaging and powerful communications efforts from the past year. This awards program will recognize the nonprofit communications teams that are creating influential communications campaigns and content that led to success.
We accept submissions from academic institutions, charitable organizations, government agencies, hospitals and medical organizations, philanthropic foundations, professional associations, and the agencies that represent them.
We offer a variety of categories to showcase your work. Enter PR Daily’s Nonprofit Communications Awards by our May 27 extended deadline to earn recognition for your significant nonprofit communications efforts. Winners will be featured in special editorial programming and will receive awards trophies and more.
Want to see what it takes to be a winner? Take a look at last year’s winners.
Nonprofit Communications Campaign of the Year
Nonprofit Communications Professional of the Year
Nonprofit Communications Team of the Year
CAMPAIGNS AND COMMUNICATION
Advocacy or Awareness Campaign
Branding or Rebranding Campaign
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Communications
Email Marketing Campaign
Event PR and Marketing
Executive Visibility Campaign
Influencer and Donor Relations Strategy
Media Relations Campaign
PR on a Shoestring Budget
Social Media Campaign
SOCIAL MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS BY CHANNEL
HOW TO ENTER
Take a moment to complete the entry form:
- On the online entry form, be sure to include a thorough synopsis explaining the purpose and scope of your project. Tell us in 300-1,000 words why your work is deserving of recognition. When applicable, include the following sub-headings:
- Strategy and tactics
- Evaluation: success, results or ROI
- Go here to complete the online entry form.
You will be able to upload additional documents to your submission and/or anything else you feel will give the judges a better sense of your work. Proprietary or internal information can also be attached and will not be shared with the public.
These awards are open to in-house, agency and independent communication practitioners in the private, corporate, nonprofit and government sectors. We accept submissions from academic institutions, charitable organizations, government agencies, philanthropic foundations, professional associations, and the agencies that represent them. Enter your work, the work of your organization or submit entries on behalf of your client.
Companies from around the world are welcome to enter as long as the entry is submitted in English.
Contact Brendan Gannon to find the perfect category for your campaign or project. You can call 312-960-4407 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This year’s program is open to any work executed between May 1, 2021, and May 1, 2022, inclusive.
The fee for this program is $425 per entry into standard categories. The entry fee into one of the Grand Prize categories is $475 per entry.
A late fee of $199 per entry will be added to all entries after 11:59 p.m. Central time, May 6, 2022.
Do you have a project or team you'd like to enter into multiple categories? Pay the original entry fee, and then only $199 for each additional category!
All entries are non-returnable and non-refundable.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why should you apply?Our awards program helps you measure the success of your work and prove the value of your contributions to your organization or clients. You can set yourself apart in the industry as an expert, which will open doors throughout your career. As a winner, you’ll earn publicity across our websites and social media audiences, a custom write-up about your success, an elegant trophy and more.
Who can enter?Global organizations are welcomed—this awards program recognizes organizations and teams, worldwide, as long as the entry is submitted in English. These awards are open to in-house, agency and independent communication practitioners in the private, corporate, nonprofit and government sectors. We accept submissions from academic institutions, charitable organizations, government agencies, philanthropic foundations, professional associations, and the agencies that represent them. Enter your work, the work of your organization or submit entries on behalf of your client.
What does it take to be a winner?We are looking for top-quality campaigns, content and projects that show clear, bold and creative ideas that benefit their business or client. Please provide metrics and results that back up your claims, and share creative collateral such as photos, videos, URLs, documents or testimonials of your work. Please look at our past award winners to see what gets recognized and rewarded. We encourage you to submit the same work into multiple categories, if you feel they are relevant. Doing so increases your chances of winning.
What are the entry requirements?Tell us in 300-1,000 words about your work in the previous 12 months. See the How To Enter section for further information. You may also include supporting materials you believe will help our judges evaluate your entry.
Why are some deadlines extended?We extend deadlines based on applicant needs and upcoming promotional opportunities.
When will I find out results?We try to announce a list of finalists about eight weeks after the close of the program. The announcement of the winners comes about four weeks after the announcement of the finalists. Each announcement will be made with a headline on our website, in our daily email newsletter and on our social media platforms. Emails notify entrants of these announcements. As deadlines are extended, so are expected announcement dates.
If you have any questions about the program or problems submitting your entry, please call Brendan Gannon at 312-960-4407 or email email@example.com.
Ragan Communications is not responsible for international shipping fees related to trophies or certificates.