Charity Governance Awards 2018 – win £5,000

Author's position
Advice Worker
Article date
16 January 2017
Primary interest
Voluntary sector

Do you have an inspirational Board of Trustees providing excellent governance for your charity? Perhaps you have been awarded the RVA Safe and Sound Quality Award, or you are working towards this.

Share your examples of good governance by entering into the Charity Governance Awards. The awards are easy to enter online, with seven categories. There is no charge to enter and the winning entrant in each category will receive £5,000. You need to submit your entry before 11:59 pm on Monday 22 January 2018. You can only submit one entry across all seven categories per charity.

The award categories are:

  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

Entries are welcome from any charity, small or large, however, see the following criteria and what you will need to include in your application:

  • Registered charity number
  • Number of paid and voluntary staff
  • Income from last published accounts
  • 150 word description about your charity
  • Electronic copy of last published accounts
  • Up to 3 images which represent your charity should you be shortlisted
  • Year established

 Take a look at last year’s winners here.

Good luck!