Be an Award Winner!
Tulsa Area United Way Awards Guidelines
Williams Summit Leadership Award - This is the highest award given by the Tulsa Area United Way and is presented to the company best exemplifying what it means to Live United. The company winning the award will meet at least four (4) of the following nine criteria:
- Corporate matching program or corporate gift
- 5% increase in some area of the campaign:
- overall total
- Leadership Giving donors
- Leadership Giving dollars
- Use of at least five of the Steps to a Successful Campaign
- Strong volunteer engagement:
- volunteers/volunteer projects at company
- involvement in Day of Caring
- LE program participation
To nominate your company for this award, click here.
Small Business Award - Given to a company with between 5 and 50 employees (that is not a subsidiary of a larger local company), the winner of this award will have company leadership in their campaign, volunteer involvement and use the Steps to a Successful Campaign. Winners of this award must also have a campaign increase from last year.
Chairman's Key Club Award - Award given to recognize an established Leadership Giving program. Program usually includes incentives, management support to give and internal acknowledgement or recognition. Must have a percentage increase in Key Club members to receive this award.
Trailblazer Award - Award will be given for best Trailblazer campaign. The winning company will have at least a 10% increase, use the Steps to a Successful Campaign and participate in Trailblazer activities.
Ignite! Award - This award is for the best first time campaign. The winner will have shown company leadership, volunteer involvement and used the Steps to a Successful Campaign.
Illuminate! Award - Award given for the best campaign from a partner agency, including use of the Steps to a Successful Campaign.
Best of the Best
- Employee Per Capita Giving (EPC): $250+
- Employee Participation: 75% +
- Campaign Increase Over Last Year: 5%
- Implementation of 8 of the 10 Steps to Success
Award of Excellence
- EPC of $185 or more
- Employee Participation: 75%+
Determining a Goal & Employee Per Capita (EPC)
To set a goal to win an award, follow this formula: $185 x # of Employees = Organization's Goal
*$185 Employee Per Capita is based on the Oklahoma Average Wage x .006 - Guideline Gift.
EPC is determined by dividing the total employee's gift by the number of employees