2013 Business Philanthropy Award – Mid-Size Business
The Maryland Business Philanthropy Awards program is a joint effort between the Maryland Chamber of Commerce and the Baltimore Business Journal to recognize Maryland businesses that have demonstrated a commitment to improving the quality of life for residents of the state through their philanthropic efforts.
All Maryland-based businesses that have made a positive contribution to Maryland residents through financial support, in-kind donations or volunteer efforts were eligible for nomination. A panel of business and community leaders judge the nominees based on the extent of the service provided to the community, the impact on the community and the commitment the business has shown to the community over time. Judges also take into consideration the size of the business relative to their corporate giving.
At least one winner is selected from each of three categories – small business (1-100 employees), medium business (101-500 employees) and large business (more than 500 employees). Merritt was the recipient of this award in 2013.