Business Partners:

Achievement Process

Sign letter of agreement to provide defined discounts on goods and services for certified organizations

Early Childhood Advocates:

Achievement Process

Invest in early childhood development through donations of time, money and/or other resources. Sign letter of agreement to track in-kind and cash donations that support such activities as:
Event sponsorship (space, funds, marketing) Direct support to early childhood development focused organizations (donations, fundraising,
volunteers)

Certified Family Friendly Organizations:

Achievement Process

Commit to enhance family friendly policies, benefits and activities for their employees

Level 1: Explore Possibilities
Self-assessment of existing family friendly practices
Employee Survey on needs and satisfaction
Formal recognition for negotiated action plan with defined priorities

Level 2: Grow Action
Implement action plan  –  Assess effectiveness

Level 3: Master Results
Meet or exceed point-based threshold based on core practices and employee satisfaction
Systems in place for continual improvement
Pay it forward: Advise and support other participating organizations

Benefits

Potential for increased sales

Listed on Biz4Kids website

Benefits

Formal recognition for organizations that document at least $1,000 in donations annually, distributed
throughout the year.

Specific Recognition on Biz4Kids website

Marketing collateral (e.g. banners, window stickers, signs, etc.)

Benefits

Tiered recognition on Biz4Kids website

Employee discounts from Business Partners

Marketing collateral (e.g. banners, window stickers, signs, etc.)

Consultant support, technical assistance and other resources to meet goals

Insights into employee satisfaction, retention and recruitment

Annual Networking and Learning Event

Renewal Process

Can apply any time of year.  Annual renewal based on continued participation.

Renewal Process

Can apply any time of year. Annual renewal based on continued active participation and achievement of minimum threshold

Renewal Process

Can apply any time of year. Recognition lasts for two years, and may be renewed based on continued active participation and achievement on minimum thresholds for Level