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 Small Business Community Champion Awards Seek Applicants

[Citizens Bank] Nominations for the Small Business Community Champion Award Contest are open until March 1.
[Citizens Bank] Nominations for the Small Business Community Champion Award Contest are open until March 1.
[Citizens Bank] Nominations for the Small Business Community Champion Award Contest are open until March 1.

Citizens Bank has opened its annual Small Business Community Champion Award Contest, awarding $10,000 each to 30 small businesses in 11 states in recognition of their contributions made to the communities they support.

Nominations are open until March 1, 2021, 5:00 p.m.  This year marks the largest award pool for the Citizens Small Business Community Champion Award to date, with more chances to win and a $300,000 prize pool .

 To enter, eligible businesses must answer the following 3 questions (100 words max.) and upload at least 1 photo. See Official Rules for further eligibility requirements. The competition is open to for-profit small businesses in operation for at least two years with up to $3M in revenue located in Citizens’ footprint (Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Delaware, New York, New Jersey and Ohio).  

  • How would you use the Citizens Small Business Community Champion Award to strengthen and sustain your business?
  • How would you use the Citizens Small Business Community Champion Award to support your community’s growth?
  • How is your business adapting to meet the evolving needs and behaviors of your customers and/or community?

Official rules, additional instructions and requirements regarding entry and submission are provided on the contest website.

Rob Borkowski
Author: Rob Borkowski

Rob has worked as reporter and editor for several publications, including The Kent County Daily Times and Coventry Courier, before working for Gatehouse in MA then moving home with Patch Media. Now he's publisher and editor of WarwickPost.com. Contact him at editor@warwickpost.com with tips, press releases, advertising inquiries, and concerns.