Community Impact Awards

Minnesota Business magazine proudly presents the 2017 Community Impact Awards. These awards honor businesses, social enterprise organizations, initiatives and individuals making a significant impact on communities in Minnesota — and we are excited to announce that for the first time, nonprofit organizations are eligible for the Community Impact Awards! Read More
Mahatma Gandhi said, “Be the change you want to see in the world.” Though it may seem easier said than done, these Minnesota companies are doing just that. While some are donating time and services to nonprofits, others are developing valuable youth training programs or making their business processes more eco-friendly, and the list goes on. Some businesses are small, some are big. Read More
Last night I had dinner with one of the judges of the 2016 Community Impact Awards, Tom Hayes, of Riley Hayes Advertising. Read More


Minnesota Business magazine is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2016 Community Impact Awards. The Community Impact Awards honor local businesses, social enterprise organizations, initiatives, and individuals making significant impact on communities in Minnesota. Three finalists in each category were selected by a panel of experts.  Read More
It’s easy to assume that it takes a large group of people to make a big impact. But the results of our 2015 Community Impact Awards suggest otherwise. Selected for their overall impact, many of the finalists are small and midsize companies. Read More
The Minnesota Business magazine team is excited to announce the finalists for the 2015 Community Impact Awards. Over the past few weeks, our panel of expert judges reviewed nominations and selected finalists in each of our 13 categories. Read More
Congratulations on being named a finalist for this year’s Community Impact Awards.
We have compiled all of the assets you will need to help you promote this great honor to your employees, clients, and communities.
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Nominations for the 2015 Community Impact Awards are now open. Nominators can choose from 14 different categories, including: Read More