Family friendly workplace policies improve businesses, our workforce and our communities. With these policies you will:

  • Align your core values with your policies.
  • Improve the health and well-being of employees.
  • Improve employee retention.
  • Improve productivity and quality so you can successfully achieve your mission.
  • All while reducing costs associated with turnover, healthcare, and lost productivity.

The application takes under 10 minutes to complete. Family Friendly Business Award™ recipients are determined via an honor system application that requires providing information on family friendly policies the business offers to its employees.

The Award

Platinum Level

Recipients of the Family Friendly Business Award™ at the Platinum level meet at least two family friendly policy in each of the first four categories plus one policy in each of the three Platinum level categories and receive the family friendly business award seal and a certificate of recognition that they can use in their business materials and promotion. New in 2020!

Gold Level

Recipients of the Family Friendly Business Award™ at the Gold level meet at least one family friendly policy in each of the four categories. Awardees at this level receive a digital seal, window cling, and a certificate of recognition that they can use in their recruiting and marketing materials.

Silver Level

Recipients of the Family Friendly Business Award™ at the Silver level meet any three family friendly policies and receive a digital seal, window cling, and certificate of recognition along with educational materials that support implementation of these and other policies.

Bronze Level

Recipients of the Family Friendly Business Award™ at the Bronze level meet two or less family friendly policies and receive information and educational materials to support them while on the pathway to becoming a more family friendly business/organization.

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Click to view/download the PDF Application for Family Friendly Business Award™. All applications must be submitted online, but this can help the applicant prepare for the application process.

Are you a first-time applicant?

Click here to apply and see if your business qualifies for the award. Be prepared to answer questions about your business and their policies.

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Have you applied in the past?

Click here to renew your award and update your policies. Your new application will be pre-filled with many answers from your last application.

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Announcing new Platinum Level

On October 1st, we are launching a new award level at the Platinum Level that recognizes those businesses that have policies in place for pay equity, diversity and inclusion, and community investment

Learn More about Platinum