The Award Categories
Charity Of The Year
Best New Charity
Best Use Of Technology
Corporate And Community Partnership
Arts And Culture
Awarded to a charity active in the arts (visual arts-music-film-photography-writing-drama- dance-design) which has demonstrated passion and enthusiasm in making a significant contribution to the wider community.
Outstanding Achievement Award
Great And Green
Social Care, Advice And Support
Awarded to a charity demonstrating dedication and professionalism in providing care and support to the most vulnerable people in our community; in tackling issues such as loneliness, dementia support, social isolation, helping to change attitudes and promote the needs of vulnerable people locally.
Young Community Champion
Breakthrough Of The Year
Awarded to a charity for successfully developing something new or different. Areas could include supporter and/or donor engagement, putting a piece of research to good use, extending the reach of the charity or introducing a new way of working.
Awarded to a board of trustees (or management committee) that has championed the charity and has identified and responded to an opportunity for the benefit of the community that the charity exists to serve. Examples could include new ways of working, whether alone or in partnership, and new fundraising or financial models.
Volunteer of the Year
Best Marketing Campaign
Awarded to the best marketing campaign, which included one or more of the following elements: direct mail, telemarketing, advertising, branding, anniversary marketing, loyalty schemes, visual marketing and use of brand ambassadors, social media.