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.