Are you ready to learn more about the 2021 Golden GOVIT award finalists & winners? Check out their profiles below! 

COLLABORATION AWARD FINALISTS

Congratulations to our 2021 Collaboration award winner: SNAP Outreach Campaign! This project was completed by the Minnesota Department of Human Services & General Mills.

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Award Description: A joint effort between two or more government bodies, two or more departments within a single body, or between government bodies and private firms/non-profit organizations that use shared resources to create a new product or program; which resulted in cost-savings, efficiency and an effective response to an identified need.

INNOVATION AWARD FINALISTS

Congratulations to our 2021 Innovation award winner: Promoting Safe Working Environments by Tracking Vaccination Status! This project was completed by Hennepin County.

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Award Description: A product or program that disrupts the current status quo and meets these three criteria: Novelty: the degree of newness and uniqueness; Impact: the magnitude and scope of improvement to government efficiency and effectiveness; Replicability: the potential for replication in other government bodies or sectors.

SERVICE AWARD FINALISTS

Congratulations to our 2021 Service award winner: Workforce One (WF1) Connect Mobile App! This project was completed by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. 

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Award Description: The delivery of digital information and/or transactional services that make a difference in the lives of citizens. Nominations should meet these criteria: a strong focus on the end-user’s accessibility and experience, a high level of citizen engagement and satisfaction, incorporation of the technologies used by today’s citizens, and timely, informative content!

INDIVIDUAL LEADER AWARD FINALISTS

Congratulations to our 2021 Individual Leader award winner: Mary Fontes of Distance Minnesota!

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Award Description: An individual who champions and implements innovation, inspires collaboration, is focused on improving service, and demonstrates a personal commitment to advancing the professional and career development of him/herself as well as others in their agency!