Application Forms and Key Dates for Applicants

 

Apply_button_blueClick the “apply” button to download application forms (link includes intent to apply forms). Applicants should use 2017-18 Baldrige Excellence Framework (Criteria for Performance Excellence).  You can purchase sector-specific Baldrige Excellence Framework booklets using these links:  Business/NonprofitEducationHealth Care

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

2018 Winter Cycle

Winter Cycle Intent to Apply: Postmarked by December 15, 2017 (deadline extended)
Winter Cycle Applications Due:  Postmarked by February 15, 2018
Winter Cycle Site Visits: TBD in April  (subject to change based on the mutual needs to Examiner teams and application organizations.)
Winter Cycle Feedback Reports to Applicants:  Mailed by June 1

2018 Summer Cycle

Summer Cycle Intent to Apply: Postmarked by May 15
Summer Cycle Applicant Packets Due: Postmarked by July 30
Summer Cycle Site Visits: TBD in October (subject to change based on the mutual needs to Examiner teams and application organizations.)
Summer Cycle Feedback Reports to Applicants:  Mailed by December 1