We’re highlighting organizations dedicated to making the world a smarter, safer, healthier and more sustainable place. Show us how corporate social responsibility is woven into the fabric of your mission.
You’re leading the charge on diversity, organizational transparency, service learning, public health and education. We want to see how you developed, promoted, executed and told stories about those efforts and how they’ve made a difference for your organization.
We’re excited to honor the campaigns, programs and initiatives that are changing the world for the better.
Want to know how your ideas and execution stack up? See last year’s winners
See a full list of categories and eligibility requirements, and read how to enter below.
These awards are open to in-house, agency and independent communication practitioners in the private, corporate, nonprofit and government sectors. 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 Justine Figueroa to find the perfect category for your campaign or project. You can reach her at 312-960-4304 or email@example.com
This year’s program is open to any work executed between Jan. 1, 2018, and April 19, 2019, inclusive.
Each category winner will receive:
- A featured write-up in a Special Edition of Ragan.com
- An elegant trophy
- One complimentary registration to any Ragan event, webcast, or conference within 12 months of winning
The winners of the Grand Prize categories also will receive a one-year membership to Ragan Training —a premium online training library featuring hundreds of hours of the very best content from Ragan events. Find out more about the site here: https://ragantraining.com/
ENGAGEMENT & COMMUNICATIONS
*NEW!* Internal Communications Campaign
Media Relations or PR Campaign
Report (Annual or One-time) (Print or Electronic)
Social Media Campaign
Video or Visual Design
Cause Advocacy Campaign
Corporate-Community or Nonprofit Partnership
Disaster Prevention or Relief
Education or Scholarship Program
Fundraising and Philanthropic Initiative
Global CSR Initiative
Public Health or Safety Initiative
Employee Volunteer Program
Green and Environmental Stewardship
Diversity and Inclusion Initiative
Campaign of the Year
Agency of the Year
How To Enter
On the entry form, be sure to include a thorough synopsis explaining the purpose and scope of your project. We ask that the synopsis be at least 1,000 words (max: 1,250 words) and include the following sub-headings (when applicable):
- Strategy and tactics
- Evaluation: success, results or ROI
Be sure to follow the guidelines laid out in the category descriptions, as the judges will look for those elements when they select the winners.
You will be able to upload up to five additional documents to your submission. We encourage you to include press releases, design concepts, videos, analytics, testimonials and anything else you feel will give us a better sense of your project. Proprietary or internal information can also be attached and will not be shared with the public.
Supporting documents that can’t be uploaded to the system should be mailed to:
316 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60601
If you have any questions about the program or problems submitting your entry, please call Justine Figueroa at 312-960-4304 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in sponsoring one of Ragan Communications’ award programs, please contact our sponsorship team at email@example.com.