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Social Enterprise Awards 2018

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  • Deadline now extended to Sunday, 15th July, 2018…

Applications are now open for the 2018 UK Social Enterprise Awards. 

”The Awards recognise organisations for their business excellence and contribution to society, as well as the achievements of people working at the heart of the sector.

All social enterprises can apply, and there are specific categories that investors, corporates, public sector bodies and charities may also apply for”.

Source: https://www.socialenterprise.org.uk/uk-social-enterprise-awards-2018

There will be an Awards ceremony to celebrate the winners on Wednesday 28th of November, 2018.  This year there are fourteen categories available for organisations to apply for.

Nominations close on Friday 6th July, 2018. (Now extended…)

  You can apply here.

 

The categories are…

Category 1 – UK Social Enterprise

Category 2 – One to Watch

Category 3 – Prove It: Social Impact

Category 4 – ‘Buy Social’ – Market Builder

Category 5 – Social Investment Deal of the Year

Category 6 – Health & Social Care Enterprise

Category 7 – Consumer Facing Enterprise

Category 8 – Education, Training & Jobs Social Enterprise

Category 9 – Environmental Social Enterprise

Category 10 – Tech for Good: Technology Social Enterprise

Category 11 – Women in Social Enterprise

Category 12 – International Impact

Category 13 – Transformative Community Business

Category 14 – Employee Engagement

You can see the full application process and qualifications needed to apply on the pages of Social Enterprise UK here.

If you do apply, good luck!

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The Charity Governance Awards 2017 winners

The Charity Governance Awards nomination process was featured on our pages at the beginning of the year.

The winners are now available and a great cluster of charities , with some amazing stories to share, are featured on the web pages of the 2017 awards.

The winners include:

Board Diversity and Inclusivity
WinnerVoluntary Arts

Embracing Digital
WinnerAsthma UK

Embracing Opportunity and Harnessing Risk
WinnerPreston Road Women’s Centre

Improving Impact (up to 3 paid staff)
WinnerSt. Peter’s Community Wellbeing Projects

Improving Impact (4 – 25 paid staff)
WinnerPrisoners’ Education Trust

Improving Impact ( 26+ paid staff)
WinnerStep by Step

Managing Turnaround
WinnerOff the Record

You can see a series of short films about each winner here.
https://www.charitygovernanceawards.co.uk/2017-winners-videos/

You can see a list of all the charities short-listed in 2017 here.
https://www.charitygovernanceawards.co.uk/2017-short-list/

Congratulations to everyone who took part and contributed to the work. Looking forward to another challenge in 2018.

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Charity Governance Awards 2017

If you have a fantastic and supportive board, then the Charity Governance Awards 2017 deadline has just been extended to midnight on Monday 23rd January, 2017.

The awards, organised by The Clothworkers Company include cash awards of £5,000 to the winners.

 Will your name be announced?

 

“The Charity Governance Awards is an exciting not-for-profit initiative created to celebrate outstanding governance in charities both small and large.

We all know that effective governance makes a difference. And by sharing examples of inspirational trustees and brilliant boards we want to show how great governance and doing good go hand-in-hand.”

Source: https://www.charitygovernanceawards.co.uk/

There are seven categories of award to be achieved…

  1. Board Diversity and Inclusivity
  2. Embracing Digital
  3. Embracing Opportunity and Harnessing Risk
  4. Improving Impact – charities with 3 paid staff or fewer (including charities with no paid staff)
  5. Improving Impact – charities with 4–25 paid staff
  6. Improving impact – charities with 26 paid staff or more
  7. Managing Turnaround

You can simply enter on-line on this web page.  Here you will find the qualifications necessary to enter, as well as an on-line application form.

If you do, we wish you all success!

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