Not-For-Profit Client-Initiated Projects: Any communications-based projects completed for or by a not-for-profit or charitable organization.


For-Profit Client-Initiated Projects: Any communications-based projects completed for or by a for-profit organization, either where the company has a social mission built into their business model or where a business-driven company develops or funds an initiative for social good.

Designer-Driven Projects: Work where no client is involved but where a designer or related communications professional has identified a cause they would like to raise awareness for or where they have identified a solution to a societal challenge. Student work may be entered into this Category - a minimum of 5 student projects will be selected as winners.


Government-Initiated Projects: Any communications-based projects for or by a government department, governmental agency or crown corporation where the messages being communicated raise awareness, consider or address a societal change.

*The design team/designer may work internally to the client, whether it be not-for-profit or governmental.