Each year, GiGi’s Playhouse grants esteemed awards and certificates that recognize achievements within the network of Playhouses across North America. Below are the proud achievements from this Playhouse location:

2023: Standards of Execution Champion
This award is given to Playhouse locations that achieve Strong of Center of Excellence on at least 5 SOEs.

2023: Core Value Champion: Locally Concerned, Enterprise Minded
The award for Locally Concerned, Enterprise Minded is given to a Playhouse that thinks beyond their local community to share best practices, and they leverage the collective learnings from across the GiGi’s network.

2022: Standard of Execution (SOE) Champion 
Locations that have achieved Strong or Center of Excellence on at least 5 SOEs.

2022: GenerationG – Sara Van Deurzen, National Educational Excellence Committee 
This award is given to an individual, group of individuals, or a Playhouse that leverages Generation G to change the way the world views Down syndrome.

2021: Standard of Execution (SOE) Champion
Locations that have achieved Strong or Center of Excellence on at least 3 SOEs.

Standards of Execution Certificates


The Standards of Execution (SOE’s) define a descriptive list of standards for each of the 8 core functions of the GiGi’s business.  Each Playhouse has an opportunity to achieve along a continuum of growth.

8 SOE Circle 2023

2023 Certificates

Center of Excellence: Volunteer Management & HR
Strong: Programs, Marketing, Operations & Facility, Board Health & Strategy, Development & Fundraising

2022 Certificates

Center of Excellence: Programs, Donation Processing & Data Management, HR & Volunteer Management
Strong: Marketing, Operations & Facility, Financial Health

2021 Certificates

Strong: Programs, Marketing, Operations & Facility, HR & Volunteer Management