Application Opening for Award

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 2021 Award Intent to Apply must be submitted prior to application. Due Oct. 16, 2020
  2.  The 2021 Award Guide provides details on how to complete your application. Due Jan 15, 2021
  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.