Hundreds of banks will receive a Banky™ Award, the Good Housekeeping-like seal of approval, endorsing them as a highly effective, community-focused bank. Five will be singled out as category award winners in each of the five categories:
- Thank God Its Monday® Culture Banky Award for Outstanding Workplace Culture
- Above-and-Beyond Customer Service Banky Award
- Money Smarts™ Banky Award for Financial Literacy Education
- BanksGiving™ Banky Award for Philanthropy
- Thought Leader Banky Award
And three banks also compete as finalists for exemplary performance in all five areas as finalists for the Extraordinary Bank of the Year Award.