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.
- The 2021 Award Intent to Apply must be submitted prior to application. Due Oct. 15, 2021
- The 2021 Award Guide provides details on how to complete your application. Due Jan 14, 2022
- 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.