Close up of Philly award trophies

Philly Awards

Are you a nonprofit marketing rockstar?

Nonprofit organizations and creative agencies working with nonprofit clients are invited to submit entries to Nonprofit Connect's expert panel of judges. Winners are awarded in fifteen categories, and honored at the Philly Awards celebration in November.

You work hard to create compelling and impactful messages that bring your organization one step closer to achieving your mission. That's why the Philly Awards celebrate outstanding achievements in nonprofit marketing and communications.

Philly - Phil·ly \'filē\:  A fun abbreviation of philanthropy; a sixteen-year old tradition best served with beer.

2019 Call for Entries Now Open

Early Bird Deadline: July 19* by 5:00 p.m.

Final Deadline: August 2 by 11:59 p.m.

*Entry Forms submitted by the Early Bird Deadline receive a $25 discount on your entry fee.


Annual Report
Newsletter or Magazine
Marketing Campaign
Identity Campaign
Informational Brochure

Special Event Invitation
Special Event Campaign
Fundraising Appeal
Short Video
Medium Video

Long Video
Social Media Campaign
Social Media Brand Management
Media Relations Campaign

Apply to Judge

Are you a marketing guru interested in donating your time and talent to judge the 2019 Philly Awards? Apply to judge by August 2.

2019 Philly Awards Event

Save the date for the 2019 Philly Awards celebration!

Wednesday, November 13 at the Vox Theatre

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For questions about the Philly Awards, please contact or 816-888-5600.

Past Philly Award Winners

We've celebrated the Philly Awards for sixteen years. Browse the winning entries from past years.

2018 Winners

2017 Winners

2016 Winners

2015 Winners

2014 Winners

2019 Philly Awards Committee

Sheri Johnson, Chair
Emily Gretzinger
Rachel Hodgson
Jake Jacobson
Alyssa Murfey
Brett Wacha