2023 Communications Contest Award Winners
Congratulations to these communications contest awardees!
BEST OVERALL CAMPAIGN EXCELLENCE
Recognizes one Y in each budget category for developing the best overall strategic campaign in its class.
Budget $5-10M Eugene Family YMCA
Capital Campaign brochure Executive Summary Letter Newsletter
Budget $26-50M YMCA of South Hampton Roads
Appeal flyer Email Membership flyer Video - How to sign up for a free membership
Budget $50+M YMCA of Greater Houston
Annual Report Impact Report Video - Not a Place. A Purpose Video - Path with a Purpose
SMALL BUDGET STAR
Recognizes YMCAs that have developed a multi-faceted communications campaign designed to inform, educate, or persuade specific audiences about the Y’s cause, impact or an initiative while spending $5,000 or less on their campaign.
YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth
Webpage Poster Letter Video - Everyone has a Story-Help Us Tell the Next One
Video - Lorna's Story Video - Midya's Story
COMMUNICATIONS CHAMPION FOR INCLUSION
Recognizes a Y that has demonstrated its commitment to welcoming and serving all people within a philanthropic campaign. It should be clear that elevating the commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion was a focal point of communications pieces.
YMCA of San Diego County
Website Poster Eblast Video - Rooted in Community Video - Movie Reel
PHILANTHROPIC COMMUNICATIONS CHAMPION
Recognizes YMCAs for a clear and creative strategic approach to the development of communications fundraising campaign and tools.
YMCA of Simcoe-Muskoka
Website Staff Brief Annual Report Newsletter
CAUSE COMMUNICATOR OF THE YEAR
Recognizes efforts by a YMCA leader to inform, educate and engage his or her team, volunteers, donors and/or community. Clearly articulates a vision that inspires and motivates others to positive action. Requires real strategy.
YMCA Bogotá y Cundinamarca
Social Media Communications Strategy Video Music Video