Mayor’s Healthiest Workplaces

Mayor’s Health and Fitness Awards – Healthiest Workplaces

Is your workplace the healthiest place to work in Austin? The most innovative? Compete to find out!  To compete for any of the following awards, workplaces must first be Mayor’s Health and Fitness Council Certified (Bronze, Silver, or Gold certification levels qualify).

Award Categories

  • Mayor’s Healthiest Workplace: For-profit or Non Profit*
  • Mayor’s Healthiest Workplace: School District or Government Organization
  • Most Innovative Wellness Program

This award will be provided in each of the following size categories:

  • Under 50 (less than 50 employees)
  • Small (50-249 employees)
  • Medium (250-499 employees)
  • Large (500-4,999 employees) & Extra Large (>5,000 employees)

How are awards determined?

The Mayor’s Healthiest Workplace Awards will be determined by combining the following scores:

  • Most recent partner certification score the workplace received. Must have been received within 2 years.  Up to 100 points possible.
  • Bonus points. Workplaces that are certified at the Silver level receive 10 bonus points and worksites at the Gold level receive 20 points.
  • Community engagement and Innovation question points.  Up to 35 points possible.​​
  • The Innovation Award is determined by Question #4 on the Community engagement and Innovation Questionnaire.

Can I apply for MHFC Partner Certification and the Mayor’s Healthiest Workplace awards at the same time?

Yes – organizations that are seeking MHFC Partner Certification and participating in the Mayor’s Healthiest Workplace awards can apply for both programs by submitting the combined online application found on this page.  Please note the MHFC Partner Certification application supporting documentation requirements found on the Get Certified page; applications are not considered completed until supporting documentation is submitted.

What is the application deadline?

To be considered for the 2019 Mayor’s Health and Fitness awards, applications are due by close of business on July 31, 2019. Applications received after this date will be considered for the 2020 awards.

A PDF version of the Mayor’s Healthiest Workplace application is available for your convenience.  Applications can be submitted online or emailed to

When will awards be given out?

Awards will be given out at a yearly awards ceremony.  The 2019 Mayor’s Health and Fitness Awards Ceremony is scheduled for September 13, 2019.

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Thank you to St. David’s Foundation for making this year’s Mayor’s Heath & Fitness Awards possible!