- The Award is open to all public-sector institutions at the national, regional and district levels in Ghana.
- Nominees must have undertaken an action that is likely to significantly influence or had a significant impact on existing levels of corruption in Ghana.
- The initiative must be innovative and relevant to one of the Ghana Integrity Awards Categories. The action must be particularly courageous, innovative or imaginative and deserving of wide national recognition.
- The initiative must have been implemented for a minimum of six months within the calendar year of the awards, with demonstrated and documented impact.