The GOS Outstanding Small Business Philanthropist award is open to any business with less than 100 full-time equivalent (FTE) employees. Please note that Sponsorship or Cause Marketing will not be considered for this award. The nominee must not have received the award in the past five years. A full list of past honourees is on our website. There are Nominees that have won the award twice, so don’t be swayed if your donor has received the award previously.
To assist with your nomination, we have prepared a Guidebook that provides all the information you need to complete the nomination. All of the questions, a checklist for a complete nomination package, and the Nominee Disclaimer form can be found in the Guidebook that you download here:
As part of the nomination package, your Nominee MUST review and sign the Nominee Disclaimer form, either on paper (then scan and upload as a pdf) or sign electronically and upload the signed form as a pdf. The Nominee(s)’s signature is found on page 3, at the end of the form. You can download this form here:
Please note that the online form below, can be saved and a link will be sent to you to resume editing when you select “SAVE AND CONTINUE LATER”. Be sure to enter your email address to ensure you receive this link. The nomination form consists of 3 pages/sections: 1) Contact information for Nominator(s) and Nominee; 2) Nomination questions; and 3) Checklist and confirmation required before submitting your nomination,
2023 Generosity of Spirit: Small Business Philanthropist
Bestowed upon a small business with fewer than 100 full-time equivalent employees. Sponsorship support and cause marketing will not be considered for this award.