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Beyond Spots & Dots Wins PRism Award for Women-to-Women Grant

Tuesday, January 18, 2022


Beyond Spots & Dots, a full-service advertising agency, announced that it has been recognized by the Central Ohio Chapter PRism Awards for the agency’s corporate social responsibility through its Women-to-Women Grant Program. This accolade emphasizes Beyond Spots & Dots’ ongoing commitment to supporting women-owned businesses.

Beyond Spots & Dots’ PRism Award for corporate social responsibility recognized the agency’s public relations strategy to encourage women-owned businesses to apply to its Women-to-Women Grant Program. The goal of this program was to help small businesses impacted by COVID-19. After successfully marketing the grant, applications were reviewed and three entries were chosen. The $15,000 grant was split evenly between three winners, one from each of the cities in which the agency has an office presence: Pittsburgh, PA, Baltimore, MD and Columbus, OH.

“As a woman-owned company, we are incredibly fortunate to have been able to sustain our business through such a difficult time. With the Women-to-Women Grant Program, we wanted to extend our support to female business owners who were struggling to keep their doors open during the pandemic,” said Melanie Querry, President & Founder of Beyond Spots & Dots. “We are grateful to have had the ability to provide funding to three outstanding women-owned businesses through this grant.”

The PRism Awards, presented by the Central Ohio Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, honors exceptional public relations activities from a diverse mix of businesses, industries and backgrounds throughout central Ohio. Holding a PRism Award for corporate social responsibility is a high honor as it shows an organization’s use of public relations in conjunction with its commitment to the greater community. 


About Beyond Spots & Dots

Established in 2006, Beyond Spots & Dots is a full-service marketing and advertising agency in Pittsburgh, PA, Columbus, OH and Baltimore, MD. Beyond Spots & Dots is dedicated to planning, creating and managing advertising, marketing, public relations, branding and digital for clients. Agency services range from digital advertising, programmatic tactics, social media, web development and SEO to traditional media buying, market research, copywriting, brand development and video production. Beyond Spots & Dots is also recognized as a national Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). 

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