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Change Maker Award Nominations

Help us celebrate Tioga County businesses, non-profits and
Change Makers. Nominate today.

Nominations Due: November 9th

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Nominate Businesses, Organizations, Programs & Individuals

Nominations Have Closed - Thank You

to all who have submitted nominations!

Hidden Gem

A business with up to 50 employees that offers a unique "Made in Tioga" product or service that people should know about.

Hometown Hero

An organization that goes above and beyond to help their community by providing assistance, donations, volunteer and/or promotional support to a cause or for a local need.

Manufacturer of the Year

A manufacturer or supplier of any size in any industry that is achieving success through its efforts to diversify its customer base and implement new technologies or efficiencies.

Small But Mighty Award

A microbusiness or small operation with less than 10 employees that has identified an important community need and addressed it through their service or offerings.

Trailblazer for Future Talent

A company that creates opportunities for the next generation of Tioga County's workforce to explore career possibilities and experience work-based learning.

Workforce Champion

A company that demonstrates agility and creativity in response to workforce needs including talent attraction, employee retention, and making a conscious effort to build a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace for all.

Change Maker

Nominees must be located in Tioga County and may include projects, businesses, programs, initiatives, events and individuals. The nominee must align with the goals of Develop Tioga to foster and promote community and economic development and create an environment in which businesses, organizations and residents prosper in Tioga County. Please tell us your nominee's "change" story. How is your nominee making positive change for their business or organization?

Please Note: Nominations must include all requested information and a description of how the nominee fits the category they are nominated for. 

There are just a few rules:


  • The nominee must be located in Tioga County or have significant impact here.​

  • While you are welcome to nominate more than one business, organization or individual for for a category, you must select a single category for each nominee.

  • Nominations must be received by 11:59 p.m. on November 9th.

  • We reserve the right to disqualify any submissions that do not meet the minimum requirements.


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