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Philly Awards celebrating excellence in nonprofit marketing

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; an eighteen-year old tradition best served with beer.

2020 Philly Awards Event

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
5:30 - 6:00 PM | Networking
6:00 - 7:00 PM | Presentation of Awards

We are transitioning this year's event from an in-person gathering to a virtual, livestreamed event at Registration is encouraged but not required, and there is no cost to tune in.

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Picture of 2019 Philly Awards entries on display
Philly Winners 2020
Philly Awards emcee 2019

2020 Call for Entries Closed

The deadline to enter the 2020 Philly Awards has passed. All entries will be notified of placement in Fall 2020.


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

Past Philly Award Winners

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

2019 Winners

2018 Winners

2017 Winners

2016 Winners

2015 Winners

2020 Philly Awards Committee

Jake Jacobson, Chair
Drew Elliott
Emily Gretzinger
Rachel Hodgson
Alyssa Murfey
Merritt Neil
Kerri Voyles
Gene Willis


For questions about the Philly Awards, please contact Jen Newell at or 816-759-8614.