PNC Bank LGBT Business Award

One IBA Member business to receive a $10,000 cash award to support its plan for growth!

Winner of the 2018 PNC Award, YIKES Inc.

Greater Philadelphia’s LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce its annual program that directly impacts the local LGBTQ+ business community. Sponsored by PNC Bank, this program provides an annual $10,000 award to an IBA Member-owned business (Business Networker Level Membership or higher) that demonstrates a well-defined plan for growth, including innovation, sustainability, and ongoing contribution to the community.

Award Qualifications

Nominees must be:

-An IBA member business (as of submission deadline) in good standing

-A registered business headquartered within the IBA’s geographic region (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, or Philadelphia counties, Pennsylvania; Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Mercer, or Salem counties New Jersey; or New Castle County, Delaware).

-in business before January 1st, 2019

-a privately held company

-in compliance with all applicable laws and regulation

-a legal resident of the United States

-at least 18 years of age.

Selection Process

  • Applications, along with 2 letters of recommendation and a Mini Plan,  must be received by 5p.m., Monday, April 20th, 2020.
  • Award applications are reviewed by a committee of representatives from the IBA and PNC Bank.
  • The IBA will release an FAQ sheet to assist in developing the Mini Plans.
  • Award finalists will be invited for interviews with the selection committee.
  • The winner is announced and will be presented with a check for $10,000 at
    IBA’s Business Leaders Luncheon, Tuesday, May 12th at City Winery.

How to Apply

View: 2020 PNC LGBT Business Award Application

The award application and all materials will become the property of the IBA and will not be returned.

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