The IBA and PNC Bank partnership has helped several local small LGBT businesses with its Annual PNC Bank LGBT Small Business Award. Now that partnership has received recognition from the Philadelphia Business Journal as one of the recipients of the inaugural Brotherly Love Sisterly Affection Awards. In being honored, the IBA and PNC Bank will join other will local partnerships among for-profit and nonprofit organizations that help the city of Philadelphia.
The winners were chosen based on monetary donations, social impact and community involvement that’s taken place in the last 18 months.
PNC Bank joined the IBA as its initial Corporate Partner in 2007. In 2011, they approached the IBA about creating an award to help small LGBT businesses and directly impact the local LGBT business community. In 2015, PNC Bank doubled its commitment to the program by making it a $10,000 award. The annual Award honors an IBA Member-owned business that demonstrates a well-defined plan for growth, including innovation, sustainability, and ongoing contribution to the community. To learn how to apply for this year’s PNC Bank award, click here.
The first ever Brotherly Love, Sisterly Affection Awards program will take place on Thursday, April 7 at the Ballroom at the Ben. Learn more about the IBA and PNC Bank and other partnership honorees here.