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Application Review Process

Review Process 


Collect Information 

  • Contact company staff about the activities that are offered 
  • Verify details about number of students involved, number of times offered, number of schools, etc.

Complete Application 

Submit Application 

  • Click submit at the end of the Online Application once it is completed
  • Paper applications should be submitted as an attachment to
  • Mail completed application to:
Department of Public Instruction 
C/O Business Friends of Education
P.O. Box 7841
Madison, WI 53707-7841


Application Review 

  • Applications are accepted at all times
  • Reviews occur semi-annually
  • Applications are read and scored by multiple Steering Committee reviewers from different DPI departments


  • All applicants will be notified of award levels within 60 days of review
  • Applicants scoring a Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum levels will receive a marketing packet which consists of materials indicating your award designation
  • Applicants can resubmit a new application to be considered for a higher award level after two years
For questions about this information, contact Business Friends of Education