The Partnership for Excellence manages the Award
for Excellence Program. This program offers organizations
in all sectors the opportunity to receive varying
levels of Feedback Reports and an evaluation of
their achievement of success as compared to the
Baldrige Criteria. The program is divided into two
components, with multiple levels appropriate for
START THE JOURNEY
The first program is "Start
With TPE, you can begin using the criteria at one
of three levels. The entrance level will be assessed
by TPE, in collaboration with your organization.
To get started, please contact:
Al Faber, President/CEO - phone:
FULL APPLICATION PROGRAM
The second program is the Full
Application Program and follows the full criteria.
Organizations of any sector or size may apply by
submission of a Full Application that is responsive
to all elements of the criteria. The requirements
for application are outlined in a special publication.
It can be downloaded from this site along with the
This program has an annual cycle with specific deadlines.
Applicants receive a site visit, feedback report
from the team of examiners and recognition from
a panel of judges.