America Saves Week Awards

The America Saves Designation of Savings Excellence is an annual, industry respected award that recognizes financial institutions that implement strategies to actively promote saving during America Saves Week.

About the Designation of Savings Excellence Award:

The America Saves Designation of Savings Excellence is an annual, industry respected award that recognizes financial institutions that implement strategies to actively promote saving during America Saves Week.
When individuals utilize savings accounts they are able to build financial security while financial institutions increase deposits, build goodwill, and strengthen customer service relationships. Since its inception in 2015 the Designation (DOSE) has recognized financial institutions that are committed to supporting the fundamental habit of saving in order to help more Americans have a healthy financial future.  

Designees are Recognized By:

  • America Saves Designation of Savings Excellence Award
  • A digital seal to display on your website and share on social media
  • Profiled on AmericaSaves.org and AmericaSavesWeek.org
  • Recognition in a national press release
  • Honored at the 2021 America Saves Summit
  • Opportunity to collaborate on future projects with America Saves

Eligibility Requirements

All financial institutions that are signed up to participate in the current year of America Saves Week are eligible for the Designation and will be considered based on the information submitted in the America Saves Week Reporting Survey. 

Particular emphasis will be placed on the number of customers who open new saving accounts and the total amount of money deposited into new and existing saving accounts.

The America Saves Reporting Survey will be made available January 31, 2021. Stay tuned for a preview of the Reporting Survey questions. 

Previous Recipients:
List of 2021 Recipients

About the Savings Champion Award:

Much like the Designation of Savings Excellence Award, the Savings Champion Award is an annual, industry-respected award that recognizes organizations who effectively and actively promote saving strategies during America Saves Week. Savings Champion award designees are comprised of organizations outside of financial institutions; such as nonprofit organizations, employers, and cooperative extensions, schools, universities, and more.

Designees are Recognized By:

  • America Saves Saving Champion Award
  • A digital seal to display on your website and share on social media
  • Profiled on AmericaSaves.org and AmericaSavesWeek.org
  • Recognition in a national press release
  • Honored at the 2021 America Saves Summit
  • Opportunity to collaborate on future projects with America Saves

Eligibility Requirements

All organizations that are signed up to participate in the current year of America Saves Week, with the exception of financial institutions,  are eligible for the Savings Champion Award and will be considered based on the information submitted in the America Saves Week Reporting Survey. 

The America Saves Reporting Survey will be made available January 31, 2021. Stay tuned for a preview of the Reporting Survey questions. 


Sign Up for America Saves Week

  • Get access to the America Saves Week 2022 Digital Toolkit.
  • Be recognized on the America Saves Week website as a Participating Organization.
  • Get exclusive invites to webinars and training opportunities with the America Saves staff to help make it a successful week.
  • Be eligible to earn the coveted Designation of Savings Excellence and Savings Champion Awards.