Citygate Network's 2017 Media Innovation Competition recognizes member rescue missions that are making valuable progress in innovative and excellent print and online offerings and will highlight some of the most effective publications and digital media created by our members. An Award of Excellence, Award of Merit, and up to three Honorable Mentions will be awarded for each category and budget size group listed below. Winners will be recognized at Citygate Network’s annual convention May 31–June 3 in Dallas.

Please complete this online application for all categories. Please note that in the print categories—Annual Report, General Brochure,  and Newsletter/Magazine—you will enter online and also send in printed copies. For all other categories, you will provide URLs or uploaded files. 

Please note that the budget categories are for member missions with TOTAL operating budgets of less than $5 million and more than $5 million.    

For a full explanation of categories, when items must have produced, and other details, please review the competition rules and judging criteria before entering the contest.


Required field(s) are indicated by an *.
* State/Prov

Select mission's total budget, NOT project budget.

Entry Form

Annual Report (published in 2016)

General Brochure (published in 2016)

Newsletter/Magazine (published in 2016)

  I agree to mail three hard copies of each publication submitted above along with a mail-in entry form. (Print publication entries must be postmarked by April 15, 2017.)

Website (current)

PSA/Commercial (produced in 2016)

60-second or shorter video intended for broadcast

Extended Video (produced in 2016)

Storytelling, banquet, fundraising, or longer-format video (longer than 60 seconds)

Facebook (current)

Twitter (current)

Logo (created in 2016)

Photography (shot in 2016)

Please be sure to resize all images and documents to no larger than 3MB. We urge you to self-edit and select only your very best photos. However, if you would like to submit more than three photos to the competition, please email the remaining images to Brad Lewis at


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