GSDC 2021 Innovation Awards
The Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation (GSDC) is now accepting nominations and applications for the 2021 Innovation Awards (I-Awards) for non-profit organizations and for-profit companies. For either a nomination or application, please fill out this form by 5pm on Friday, July 30, 2021.
the GSDC Innovation Awards
A major strategic focus of the Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation is to foster and promote innovative thinking within and among area businesses and organizations. The GSDC Innovation Award, or I-Award, recognizes St. Cloud area for-profit and non-profit organizations employing innovation to solve problems and create opportunities.
Each year we present awards of $1,000 to four recipients:
- One award to an emerging for-profit company
- One award to an established for-profit company
- One award to each of two non-profit organizations
We congratulate the 2020 GSDC innovation award recipients!
Simplicity Health received the for-profit award for being a Direct Primary Care provider, a new healthcare delivery model for our region. Simplicity Health also accepts traditional insurance.
Sartell Family Medicine received the for-profit award for their unique implementation of Direct Primary Care.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central MN CareerSTART received a non-profit organization award. Their mission is to do whatever it takes to empower youth, especially those who need it most, to reach their full potential. The award recognizes their CareerSTART program.
Pathways 4 Youth received the second non-profit award, a youth resource center whose mission is to help youth experiencing homelessness on a path to grow and become contributing members of our community.
2021 Innovation Award Winners