3 step submission process

3-Step Submission Process

Step 1: Submit your application

Fill out the application form and make assessment fee payment.

Organizational Profile sampleStep 2: Complete the Organizational Profile

Fill in the Organizational Profile with as much detail as possible and email back for assessment.

Click on the image to see a sample of the Organizational Profile.

Step 3: Employee Commitment Survey

Employee Commitment SurveyIt takes approximately 10 minutes to complete the Employee Commitment Survey. Each participating nonprofit will provide a list of employees taking part in the survey. Each employee will be assigned a pass code to be used to access and complete the survey. All surveys are anonymous and no individual survey data is provided back to the participating organization. On-line surveys are accessible through any desktop or mobile device.

Click the image to see a sample of the Employee Commitment Survey.

Questions are grouped into the following categories:

  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Rewards and Recognition
  • Management/Employee Relations
  • Training and Development
  • Career Advancement
  • Employee Engagement
  • Environment and Facilities
  • Leadership
  • Reputation
  • Personal Enjoyment


Final applications: Due October 31st

Submit Organizational Profile: Due October 31st

Submit Employee List: Due November 1st

Employee Commitment Survey: Runs from Nov. 15th to 29th


Applications Close: October 31, 2021

Candidates for the NEOC award are those nonprofits whose people leadership and vision has translated into exemplary talent management practices.