Does your small business drive impact? Win a piece of $225k in prizes.

Hey Atlanta, Austin, and Orlando! Small businesses all around you benefit their communities—and it’s time they got some recognition. That’s why we’re kicking off the Gusto Impact Awards: to celebrate small businesses powering cities like yours. Share your small business story for a chance at a $50,000 advertising package, $10,000 cash, and one year of free Gusto payroll services (even if you’re not already on Gusto!).

3 cities.
3 impactful businesses.
3 grand prizes over $60k each.

Megaphone V2 Ginger

$50,000 in local advertising

We’ll help create and place an advertisement that spotlights your business around your city and online.

Money Envelope Kale

$10,000 cash

In addition to the advertising, each grand prize winner will get a check in their name to grow their business.

Single Coin

Free Gusto payroll service for a year

Whether you work with Gusto already or not, your next 12-month payroll subscription is on us!

90 bonus winners!

But wait, there’s more… We’ll also be giving $500 Visa gift cards to 30 small businesses making a difference in each city.

Thanks for playing! Winners will be announced soon.

Thanks to all the small businesses who entered! As of March 14, 2024, we’re no longer accepting submissions. Stay tuned for the announcement of the winners by early April, and keep an eye out for initiatives like this in the future! We love serving businesses like yours, and look forward to creating more ways to celebrate and recognize them.

Important contest dates.

The Gusto Impact Awards are closed as of March 14, 2024. Here are important dates to keep an eye on as we get rolling.

Submission deadline

March 14, 2024

Winners notified

Week of March 25, 2024

Celebration & grand prize

April 2024

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