Who can enter?

UK based registered charities, social enterprises and not- for-profit organisations. There are also a number of categories open to communications agencies, law firms and corporates who support the sector.

What is the eligibility period?

The eligibility period for submissions should relate to the period covering 1 June 2023 to 30 May 2024. If your project ran outside these dates, please only discuss the activity that took place between them.

What should be included in the executive summary?

 The executive summary is no more than 200 words and used to summarise your entry. Should your entry be shortlisted, your executive summary will appear on our website alongside your lead image. 

What lead image should I submit?

The lead image should be supplied in high res JPEG format, 300dpi (minimum). For individual or team categories, pictures must be of the person or team. We recommend a professional photographer for best results. 

When is the last chance I can amend my entry?

Thursday 6th June at 23:55

When and how will we find out who has been shortlisted?

The shortlist will be released on Thursday 4th July. We will contact all entrants on this day to let you know the results. 

Can two charities submit a joint entry?

Yes, two charities can enter one submission together. Whichever charity that submits the entry will be the one that gets credited first should the entry be shortlisted

Can we nominate a judge as well as enter into the awards?

Yes, we recommend all charities to nominate a judge for the awards and you would still be eligible to enter.

What information can I submit in the supporting material?

You can submit additional images to illustrate your work, video footage or a case study to support your entry.