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Campaign Awards

United Way of Williamson County is honored by the commitment of our workplace campaigns and community partners to creating opportunities for a better life for all residents of Williamson County. Our annual campaign celebration provides the opportunity to say thank you to every one of those individuals and partners that create opprotunities and change lives now and for generations to come. It is our honor to work with you to build a better Williamson County.

Click here for the 2014-15 Campaign Award Winners

Click here  for the 2012-13 Campaign Award Winners

Click here for the 2011-12 Campaign Award Winners

AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE

Partner of the Year

The partner of the year award is given to the company or organization that stands out from the rest. Recipients of this award are chosen by the Resource Development Committee for their commitment to making an impact in the community in one or more of United Way focus areas of education, income and health. This award may be given to a campaign partner, partner agency or other collaborating organization in Williamson County.

Volunteer Partner of the Year Award

Volunteer Partner of the Year is awarded to the partner that has shown the greatest commitment to employee volunteering in the community. Primary criteria for the winning company is based on number of employees that participate in events including Day of Caring, Day of Service, or other volunteer opportunities coordinated by United Way of Williamson County. Consideration may be given to those companies that consistently engage employees in volunteer opportunities for UWWC partner agencies throughout the year as appropriate.

Campaign Coordinator of the Year Award

The employee campaign coordinator is really the hero and fuel behind the success of any campaign. Without their passion, voice, organizational skills, and work behind the success of any workplace campaign. The coordinator of the year award is given to the person or persons who best exemplify the spirit of what it means to LIVE UNITED.

CAMPAIGN AWARDS

Most Improved Campaign of the Year

Most Improved Campaign of the Year is awarded to the campaign partner that has shown the greatest overall improvement in conducting their employee campaign. In addition to having the greatest increase in the total amount of money raised for United Way of Williamson County, the campaign leaders demonstrated an exceptional commitment to encouraging employee participation at all levels of giving.

Small Campaign of the Year Award

Small Campaign Partner of the Year is awarded to the partner with less than 100 employees that demonstrated exceptional leadership and commitment to the values and goals of United Way of Williamson County during the campaign. Winner is based on total percentage of employees giving to the campaign and a minimum of 5% increase in total dollar amount raised.

Mid-Size Campaign of the Year Award

Mid-size Campaign Partner of the Year is awarded to the partner with 100-999 employees that demonstrated exceptional leadership and commitment to the values and goals of United Way of Williamson County during the campaign. Winner is based on total percentage of employees giving to the campaign and a minimum of 5% increase in total dollar amount raised.

Large Campaign of the Year Award

Large Campaign Partner of the Year is awarded to the partner with 1,000 or more employees that demonstrated exceptional leadership and commitment to the values and goals of United Way of Williamson County during the campaign. Winner is based on total percentage of employees giving to the campaign and a minimum of 5% increase in total dollar amount raised.

Community Builder Award

The Community Builder Award is given to the top three companies who increase their campaign by the greatest dollar amount. This increase campaign impacts our community greatly. Those campaigns are recognized for this great accomplishment.

Outstanding Employee Campaign Award

Companies that meet ONE OR MORE of the following criteria will receive the Outstanding Employee Campaign Award. Company campaigns and/or local branches are eligible for recognition in this category. Only companies that run an employee campaign can be considered for this award. There is no limit to the number of companies that can receive this award:

  • Exceptional giving to United Way of Williamson County - At least 50 percent of all employees' gifts go directly to United Way of Williamson County, and overall contributions increase more than 25% from the previous campaign total.

  • Increased participation - Employee participation increases by at least 10 percent from the previous campaign.

  • Leadership giving - At least 5 percent of employees contributes $1,000 or more to United Way of Williamson County.

GENERAL AWARD INFORMATION

  • Campaigns with multiple locations will be considered based on the county-wide participation and contributions of that business. The one exception for this is the Outstanding Employee Campaign Award. Individual locations will be considered on an individual basis.

  • Employee participation is calculated based on total number of employee's gifts divided by total number of employees in Williamson County at the start of the workplace campaign.

  • Annual percentage increase/decrease is calculated based on information pulled from the UWWC database.

  • Companies DO NOT need to be recognized as an Outstanding Employee Campaign to be considered for a campaign award.

  • Campaign performance is based on the overall change from previous year’s campaign totals. Campaigns are not eligible for a campaign award if the workplace campaign was not active in the previous year.