About the Awards

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The Franchising Gives Back Awards celebrate the stories of how franchisors, franchisees and suppliers have established themselves as true leaders through their commitment to giving back to their communities. The Awards salute the best, most innovative community leaders and charitable programs and the collective impact of these efforts across the U.S. and around the world.

Who is eligible?

The Franchising Gives Back Awards program is open to any franchisor, franchisee or supplier who is an IFA member during the year of the awards program, and/or any of their affiliated organizations, such as foundations. Nominations can be submitted by an owner/employee of the organization or one of its affiliated partners (e.g. public relations agency).

Who are the judges?

Finalists will be selected in each category using a criteria and point system. Finalists will then be recommended to a panel of judges representing the IFA and IFA Foundation leadership.

How do I nominate someone?

You can submit a nomination for any charitable or community support activity that you, your business, and/or your company has engaged in during the past year. Click here to see the awards categories or to start the nomination process.

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