Application Forms and Key Dates for Applicants

ANNUAL AWARD CEREMONY & GALA RECEPTION: November 16, 2017 in conjunction with the 3rd annual  Change Leadership Forum at Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, Madison WI

Apply_button_blueClick the “apply” button to download application forms. In addition, you may complete an Intent to Apply form.

Wisconsin Challenge Profile and Wisconsin Fast Forward applications are accepted throughout the year.

 Summer Cycle 
Applicants should use 2017-18 Baldrige Excellence Framework (Criteria for Performance Excellence)
Summer Cycle Intent-To-Apply: Postmarked by May 15
Summer Cycle Application Packets Due: Postmarked by July 30
Summer Cycle Site Visits: TBD in October (subject to change based on the mutual needs of Examiner teams and applicant organizations)
Summer Cycle Feedback Reports to Applicants: Mailed by December 1
Summer Cycle Post-Feedback Report Meetings: December 

Winter Cycle
Applicants should use 2015-16 Baldrige Excellence Framework (Criteria for Performance Excellence)
Winter Cycle Intent-To-Apply: Postmarked by November 15
Winter Cycle Application Packets Due: Postmarked by January 30
Winter Cycle Site Visits: TBD in April  (subject to change based on the mutual needs of Examiner teams and applicant organizations)
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inter Cycle Feedback Reports to Applicants: Mailed by June 1
** 2017 Winter cycle applicants should us the 2015-2016 Baldrige Excellence Framework