The ICCFA's Keeping It Personal (KIP) Awards

The Keeping It Personal (KIP) Awards was started in 2001 by the ICCFA’s Personalization subcommittee to encourage the sharing of ideas for personalizing services and products to better serve families.

 

Submissions for KIP 2021 are now open!

The following categories are now accepting submissions:

  • Cemetery
  • Funeral Home
  • Innovative Personalized Product
  • Most Personalized Pet Service or Memorial

CEMETERY Category

Personalized Service/Memorial: An outstanding example of a personalized graveside service for a particular individual, or a very personalized memorial. Explain how your staff provided a particular family with a service or memorialization that really told the story of their loved one’s life.
 
Event: For the most personal and creative workshop, community outreach, seminar or holiday event sponsored by your cemetery. The event must include the participation of your clients and/or the general public. Such events may include, but aren’t limited to, themes that are educational, commemorative, charitable, celebratory, financial or psychological in nature.
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Funeral Home Category

Personalized Service/Memorial: An outstanding example of a personalized funeral service for a particular individual, or a very personalized memorial. Explain how your staff provided a particular family with a service or memorialization that really told the story of their loved one’s life.
 

Event: For the most personal and creative workshop, community outreach, seminar or holiday event sponsored by your funeral home. The event must include the participation of your clients and/or the general public. Such events may include, but aren’t limited to, themes that are educational, commemorative, charitable, celebratory, financial or psychological in nature.

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INNOVATIVE PERSONALIZED PRODUCT Category

Submissions for this category are limited to Supplier Members

Product that memorializes in a personal and meaningful way. The product may be physical or virtual and may include, but is not limited to, memorials, monuments, urns, art, printed material and web-based tributes.

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MOST PERSONALIZED PET SERVICE OR MEMORIAL Category

An outstanding example of a personalized funeral for a particular pet, or a very personalized memorial. Explain how your staff provided a particular family with a pet memorialization or tribute service that really told the story of their beloved pet’s life.

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Previous Categories

 

MOST PERSONALIZED SERVICE OR MEMORIAL

An outstanding example of a personalized funeral for a particular individual, or a very personalized memorial. Explain how your staff provided a particular family with a funeral service or memorialization that really told the story of their loved one’s life.

 
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EVENT

For the most personal and creative workshop, seminar or holiday event sponsored by your cemetery or funeral home. The event must include the participation of your clients and/or the general public. Such events may include, but aren’t limited to, themes that are educational, commemorative, charitable, celebratory, financial or psychological in nature.

 
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BEST PRACTICE/PERSONAL TOUCH

A “best practice.” Something that you do for every family, or every family in a certain situation (examples: when the deceased is a veteran, or a baby). Note: An event such as a Christmas program is NOT a best practice, it’s an event.

 
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