2022 Application Process

SPQA uses the Baldrige Performance Excellence Framework as the basis for its award application, evaluation, scoring and feedback methods.

To apply, organizations will need three documents available for download:

  1.  The 2022 Award Intent to Apply must be submitted prior to application. Due: Friday, October 15, 2021
  2.  The 2022 Award Guide provides details on how to complete your application. Due: Friday, January 14, 2022
  3.  The sector-appropriate Baldrige Criteria Guide (PDF)  (i.e., Healthcare; Education; or, Manufacturing, Small  Business, Non-profit, Government). Note:  SPQA’s award cycle is one year behind the current National Baldrige Program.

Consult the Award Guide for the appropriate version of the Baldrige Excellence Framework to use when completing your application.