Feedback Report

All award applicants receive a feedback report providing valuable insight on their organizations. The strengths and areas for improvement described in the report can be used as a management tool for planning, training, and implementing the organizations quality initiatives and to achieve performance excellence.


Award recipients are recognized for their achievement in quality  during the annual banquet event.

Steps for Submitting Application

  1. Contact PENW for the latest information and access to criteria. You may also be eligible to participate in one of our process improvement pilots.
  2. Gain education in understanding the criteria by attending the Introduction to Performance Excellence workshop.
  3. Determine which application you will be submitting (the Lite or the Full). 
  4. Review or download PENW Intent to Apply and Application Guidelines.
  5. Complete the Intent to Apply form and mail to PENW at least three (3) months prior to submitting your application. The Intent to Apply reserves a specific quarter for your application to be reviewed by PENW examiners.
  6. Down load the appropriate criteria.
  7. Assistance in preparing your application is available through participation in a PENW Collaborative. The Preparing and Applying for the PENW workshop is also helpful in preparing your application and the Baldrige Case Study workshop.  We will work with you to help determine your best resources.