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2018 Franchisee Community Responsibility and Contribution


Application Fee: $199.00

Information for participating franchise systems

Award Definition

This award is for excellence in community service by a franchisee. This award may be awarded to an individual franchisee, or a business partnership where applicable.

Benefits of participating in this award

  • Excellent exposure for your brand or business.
  • Represents you as being a leader in this area.
  • Helps identify specific things your business is doing well in its contribution to the community.
  • Stimulates new ideas and opportunities to improve your business' involvement in the community.
  • Represents an enormous marketing opportunity for you to promote your business and its contribution to the community.
  • Builds pride amongst your team about who you are and the contributions you make.

Award Process

  1. Review the assessment criteria below to confirm that you are willing to respond to detailed questions in these areas.
  2. In 2018, Regional Awards submissions will open one state at a time and will be run on a rolling calendar. Click here to view the opening and closing dates for awards in your state.
  3. Complete the online entry form and pay the application fee. Your application fee goes toward covering the administration, marketing and assessment costs associated with the Awards.
  4. You will be sent a unique link to complete your online submission containing a number of specific questions based on the areas of assessment below. No late submissions will be accepted.
  5. All submissions will be assessed using predefined criteria. Judges may contact you to verify or clarify specific aspects of your submission. You may also be invited to submit additional supporting documentation.
  6. State award winners of the 2018 Franchisee Community Responsibility and Contribution for NSW/ACT, QLD/NT, VIC/TAS, WA and SA will be announced at a Regional Awards Dinner. The overall National winner will be announced at the Gala Awards Dinner, which forms part of the FCA National Franchise Convention.



 If you experience any technical issues, please email the awards team at: awards@franchise.org.au

Areas to be assessed

Community involvement and contribution

Word limit: 2,600

Your engagement in, and contribution to community groups. This includes such things as the community groups and initiatives you or your business has contributed to over the past 12 months as well as the outcomes and benefits to others from your involvement or contributions.

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