Results 2023


Excellence Awards

Best Charity film - Small

Gemma's Story

media co-op

Gemma’s Story gives a voice to victims of coercive control and stalking. Leading researchers Prof. Nancy Lombard and Dr. Katy Proctor from GCU didn’t want the data they’d gathered on the lived experience of victims as they progressed through the criminal justice system to gather dust on academics’ bookshelves. They wanted to make sure ...

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#SheCameToMe

The Circle of Women

The Circle, in partnership with leading women from our global network and our grassroots partner in South Africa produced “She Came To Me”, a powerful and emotive film telling the story of the Nonceba Refuge which provides a sanctuary for survivors of gender-based violence. “She Came To Me” was created to share the stories of these ...

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Power of a Painting

Paintings in Hospitals

“Power of a Painting” is a film commissioned and produced by Paintings in Hospitals, to inspire better health, wellbeing, and creativity. By telling the story of our charity and by sharing the first-hand accounts of how art and creativity has impacted upon the patients, carers and communities across England and Wales whom we engage wit...

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Best Charity Film - Medium

We Built This Town

Don't Panic and The Kite Factory

Drawing inspiration from Tearfund’s unique approach - to teach, this film flips the traditional charitable appeal on its head. The voice over and film begin as we’ve seen a million other times in these charitable TVC’s; telling the viewer about the community on screen.However, in this film, the community takes matters into their own ha...

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Book Clubs in School

Media Trust

Book Clubs in Schools took part in Media Trust's Volunteer Films Programme, a scheme that matches volunteer directors with grassroot charities to produce powerful short films that spotlight important causes. Book Clubs in Schools deliver interactive, inclusive and lively book clubs in primary and secondary schools helping pupils to ...

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Darcie's Story for Speech and Language UK

Media Trust

Speech & Language UK took part in Media Trust's Volunteer Films Programme, a scheme that partners volunteer directors with grassroot charities to produce powerful, engaging short films that demonstrate important causes. For at least 1.7 million children in the UK, learning to talk and understand words feels like an impossible hurdle....

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Me & My Stammer for Action for Stammering Children

Media Trust

Action for Stammering Children (ASC) took part in Media Trust's Volunteer Films Programme, a scheme that matches volunteer directors with grassroot charities to produce powerful short films that spotlight important causes. With Media Trust’s creative and other support, volunteer director Simon Matthews produced the award-winning ‘Me...

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Where Will Your Gift Lead?

Guide Dogs and Catsnake: The Story Agency

After a rebrand in 2020, Guide Dogs commissioned Catsnake to create an exciting new Legacy TV advert. Our creative, 'Where Will Your Gift Lead?' grew from Guide Dogs’ inspiring commitment to provide individualised support for people with sight loss to live the life they choose. The core performance metric was requests for Guide Dogs’ f...

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Best Charity Film - Large

From That Moment

Noah's Ark Children's Hospice

From That Moment, a campaign film by Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice in partnership with world-renowned photographer, Rankin, shows the individuality of the families we support, whilst uniting them under one moment they have all experienced - that moment they were first told that their child was seriously unwell. The moment everything ch...

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Time to Pay Up! Campaign

Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (SCIAF)

In the poorest parts of the world, people are already suffering the devastating ‘losses and damages’ of the climate crisis. Through events such as floods, droughts and storms, communities are being ripped apart and it’s having an unimaginable toll on people’s lives. At COP26, the Scottish government became the first country to speci...

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Fred's World

Age UK and Consider Creative

Ahead of Christmas 2022, faced with an unprecedented cost-of-living crisis and a once-in-a-generation winter World Cup, Age UK launched Fred’s World – a film that used football as a jumping-off point for a poignant message about loneliness in older age. With agency partner Consider, Age UK created a heart-rending story that cut throu...

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Innocent Lives

The Donkey Sanctuary

The donkey skin trade presents a global threat to donkeys. Its brutal nature and the impact on communities that rely on donkeys is relatively unreported. The film Innocent Lives was created as part of an integrated campaign to bring that story to light. The campaign is part of a wider strategy to halt and, in time, eradicate the donkey...

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The Ultimate Vow

Alzheimer's Society, New Commercial Arts, Medialab

The Ultimate Vow shines a light on the everyday reality of living with dementia, and Alzheimer’s Society’s commitment to help end the devastation it causes. We follow married couple Adam and Laura as they struggle in the lead up to, and following, Adam’s dementia diagnosis. This is entwined in the narrative of Adam struggling to make ...

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Best Service Delivery Innovation

Creative Mentoring

The Mighty Creatives

The Mighty Creatives exists to fight for the creative voices of children and young people in need – those who too often go unheard. We do this by providing one-to-one Creative Mentoring for children and young people (CYP) aged 5-25 who are in need, are care-experienced, or in vulnerable circumstances. Put simply, it’s a tried-and-teste...

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STEAM House Cafe (Free to access high street mental health cafes)

Access Community Trust

STEAM House Cafes are a network of charitable adult (18+) mental health and wellbeing hubs situated across Norfolk and Suffolk. Provided by regional charity Access Community Trust, the free to access service is open daily, daytime and evenings, seven days a week for drop-in and professional referrals. Working in unison with statutor...

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Crisis Grant

Young Lives Cancer

In response to the cost-of-living crisis, we launched a crisis grant appeal and quickly implemented a new crisis grant in October 2022. The grant provided an additional £500,000 for young cancer patients and their families, in addition to our existing grants, to help with whatever hardship they were facing. The cost-of-living crisis ha...

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MND Association Cost of Living Support Fund

Motor Neurone Disease Association

The MND Association’s Support Grant Programme supports people with and affected by MND to: have a better quality of life; have choice and control over what matters to them; receive vital equipment and adaptations when needed. But as the cost of living crisis deepened it became clear that people with MND, whose finances are already n...

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Best Use of Social Media

The Mix’s TikTok Services: a brand-new channel for providing vital support to young people

The Mix

The Mix has launched an innovative new TikTok channel to provide vital information, support and services to young people directly on the platform they most use. We engaged a wide range of staff teams, partners, volunteers and young people to help overcome the challenges faced when launching a new channel. This allowed us to co-design, ...

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Goodbye My Love

This Life

Domestic violence is a critical issue in Cambodia. 66% of the population believe that women should remain silent for the sake of the family and 8% of the country are unaware that domestic violence is even a crime. Additionally, a third of Cambodian men admit to having physically abused a woman at least once. This Life participated in t...

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Islamic Relief Turkiye-Syria Earthquake

Islamic Relief UK

Islamic Relief UK harnessed the true power of social media in response to the Turkiye-Syria earthquake resulting in their best ever humanitarian response fundraising appeal. Following the onset of the earthquake IRUK launched Instagram fundraisers, and produced a range of immediate, proactive and reactive organic content that was widel...

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The True Costa Dairy

Viva!

Viva!'s ‘The True Costa Dairy’ campaign was launched in early 2023 after an investigation revealed that Home Farm – a dairy farm with links to Costa Coffee – was keeping cows in cramped, dirty conditions, with multiple violations to their health. The campaign included media coverage, events, web copy and social media. The social media ...

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‘Behind The Finds’ series

Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK’s ‘Behind The Finds’ social media series is a vehicle to promote our key trading and retail marketing objectives in an entertaining, creative and intuitive way. The series includes support from many well-known faces, brought together by host and celebrity fashion stylist, Ellis Ranson. All the revenue from the series...

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Big Impact Award

Global Blood Heroes

The Who is Hussain Foundation

In response to the critically low blood supplies globally, specifically in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Global Blood Heroes campaign sought to address this issue. Inviting global populations to unite together to undertake the ultimate act of selflessness - donating blood - this campaign took place on 27th August 2022, af...

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Safe Haven

SKT Welfare

SKT welfare is a sector leader in the fight against poverty, providing sustainable solutions to empower individuals and communities worldwide. Since its founding in 2009, SKT has impacted the lives of millions of people through humanitarian projects. One of the pressing issues SKT addresses is the dire living conditions of families i...

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#StopTheFlights

Freedom From Torture

#StopTheFlights is an innovative campaign combining digital and traditional media, public mobilisation, and direct actions which successfully pressured Spanish airline Privilege Style to pull out of the UK government’s plan to remove asylum seekers to Rwanda. The Rwanda scheme represents a violation to international law, threatens t...

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BSL Act Now!

British Deaf Association

The BSL Act Now! campaign was set up and led by the British Deaf Association (BDA) on 18th March 2021 during the BDA’s annual Sign Language Week (SLW), 18 years after British Sign Language (BSL) was recognised by the UK government as a language in its own right. The campaign called for BSL users to write to their MPs, asking them to in...

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Credit Where It's Due

Independent Age

Pension Credit is a vital income top-up for older people who receive a low income. It can be the difference between having the money to live well and not, and is particularly important in a cost-of-living crisis. Unfortunately, its a benefit with an incredibly low uptake - meaning that billions of pounds is left unclaimed each year,...

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Read Between the Lines

Help for Heroes

Said: “Sorry I’ve not been out recently” Meant: “I can’t face the world anymore” Said: “I’m a bit down but I’ll soldier on” Meant: “I’ve had it mate. I’m done” Said: “Maybe catch up soon” Meant: “Everyone would be better off without me” One in three veterans have felt suicidal in their lifetime. Research shows that veterans ...

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Talking Buses campaign

Guide Dogs

For so many people, buses are key to opening opportunities to get out independently; to go out to work, get to appointments, and to see friends. But for many people with sight loss, bus travel is difficult or near impossible because of lack of audio next stop announcements. Guide Dogs’ Talking Buses campaign for accessible bus travel i...

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The GEM Project

Gloucestershire Gateway Trust

The GEM Project was an employment and social inclusion programme with the core aim of supporting individuals experiencing barriers to employment and move them closer towards or into work, education or training. It successfully established a unique partnership of over 30 VCSE organisations working collaboratively across Gloucestershir...

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Brand Development

Speech and Language UK rebrand

Speech and Language UK

Children’s charity Speech and Language UK (formerly I CAN), went through a major rebrand, led by brand consultancy Studio Texture, resulting in a new name, brand strategy and identity. This was part of the charity’s wider ambition to reach more of the 1.7 million children who have challenges with talking and understanding words. Partic...

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Big Give Rebrand

Big Give and Studio Texture

Big Give conducted a rebrand as part of its wider ambition to create everlasting impact on the world by connecting people, organisations and charities through match funding campaigns. Founded by the businessman and philanthropist Sir Alec Reed in 2007, Big Give has raised hundreds of millions of pounds for good causes. However, over...

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Welcome to your charity

Charity for Civil Servants

When a 137 year old charity is told by its customers, donors, supporters, staff, volunteers and trustees that their brand isn't working, it's time to do something about it.... together. As the occupational charity for the UK Civil service, we needed to be more relevant, so that more people get behind their charity and raise as much mon...

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Bristol & Weston Hospitals Charity: Hard to forget, difficult to ignore

Bristol & Weston Hospitals Charity

In 2020, the NHS hospital trusts in central Bristol and Weston-Super-Mare merged to become University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW). It was only natural that our hospital charities also joined forces, and from October 2021, Above & Beyond became Bristol & Weston Hospitals Charity – a new identity that was har...

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Lifelites - Rebrand

Lifelites

For over 20 years Lifelites have provided children with life-limiting conditions access to life-changing technology. By harnessing this innovative tech, children are given the opportunity to play, create, and communicate. Working with partners across children’s palliative care, 10,000 children and young people have access to Lifelites’...

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Local Hospice Lottery - 'Magnified Impact' (re-brand project)

Local Hospice Lottery Ltd

Local Hospice Lottery (LHL) is the country’s largest lottery for hospices, working with over 30 adults’ and children’s hospices. Our collaborative model has been built with a thorough understanding of the needs of hospice care. By sharing one prize fund and costs, huge expenditure can be saved and hospices receive more income. T...

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Breakthrough of the Year

Service delivery transformation at Carers in Bedfordshire

Carers in Bedfordshire

Unpaid carers look after someone who couldn’t manage without them. For example, a child with a learning disability or a parent with dementia. Being a carer can be rewarding but challenging. Carers in Bedfordshire (CIB) offers tailored support making life easier for carers. Momentum had built at CIB since 2020, driven by a new CEO’s ...

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HER disease

Heart Research UK

Coronary heart disease (CHD) kills twice as many women as breast cancer every year in the UK, yet it is often considered to be a ‘man’s disease’. Heart Research UK and creative agency AML launched a women’s awareness campaign called HER Disease, aiming to raise awareness of how women are affected by and dying needlessly from heart dise...

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Life After Prison

Prison Radio Association

The Prison Radio Association is a charity that has revolutionised communications in the criminal justice sector, by developing broadcast media channels specifically to people in prison and after release. We run National Prison Radio, the world’s first national radio station for people in prison. It broadcasts into the cells of over 80...

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Rose Vouchers: Fruit & Veg on Prescription

Alexandra Rose Charity

In 2022, we launched the UK’s first Fruit & Veg on Prescription Pilots in partnership with the Bromley-by-Bow Centre in Tower Hamlets and the A.T. Beacon Project in Lambeth. Working with public health teams and local community groups, the aim of the pilots is to help tackle health inequality and food poverty by exploring the viabili...

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Saving Babies' Lives campaign

Twins Trust

Twins Trust supports families with twins and triplets and influences government and the healthcare system on behalf of families with multiples. The charity has little traditional fundraising infrastructure; previous appeals raised under £15k. Funding has traditionally come from a membership scheme, with families paying for enhanced ...

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‘Return to School’: RABI’s breakthrough in the cost of living crisis

The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution

Last summer, RABI – which helps farming people with practical, emotional and financial support – launched the most successful campaign in its 163-year history. ‘Return to School’ achieved a breakthrough by reaching farming families caught up in the cost of living crisis, providing grants for new uniforms and equipment and access to RAB...

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Communications Agency of the Year

89up

89up is the global agency for non-profits. We campaign for great causes, build technology, develop strategies to tackle complex problems and inspire action. The idea for 89up came when our founder was in Belarus at the funeral of a murdered dissident and discovered that Bell Pottinger was working for the dictatorial government. Auto...

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Don't Panic 2023

Don't Panic

Don’t Panic has had a big last 12 months, winning 29 international creative awards and producing work for a range of established charity organisations from WaterAid, DEC, UNHCR, Tearfund, Shelter and Trussell Trust. They also won pitches to work with clients such as Oxfam and Save the Children. Key to this success, has been focusing on...

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GOOD Agency

GOOD is a Purpose-driven creative and strategic agency set up 30 years ago to be a force for good. We believe in the power of creative communication to drive meaningful change. Since our establishment, we have: Raised over £1.5bn for good causes. Worked to meet every UN SDG. Developed industry-first proprietary thinking. ...

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Medialab Group – Helping Raise Millions of Pounds for Causes we Believe in

Medialab

Medialab is a founder-run, independent and purpose-driven media agency, enabling us to make decisions which are guided only by what is right for our clients. We’re proud to partner with many of the UK’s most loved charities, including National Trust, Alzheimer’s Society, Mind, RNLI and Trussell Trust, so we understand the nuances and c...

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Communications Campaign of the Year

March Of The Mummies

Pregnant Then Screwed

At Pregnant Then Screwed, we campaign tirelessly against the penalties that mothers face due to systemic cultural and institutional discrimination during pregnancy and motherhood. We have the second most expensive childcare sector in the developed world, and we have the third worst-ranking maternity pay and the least generous paternity...

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Check Your Hearing campaign

RNID

There are 12 million people with hearing loss in the UK today – that’s 1 in 5 adults. It’s a common issue, and yet is surrounded by stigma, making people incredibly slow to take action on hearing loss. In fact, it takes on average ten years from first noticing signs of hearing loss to getting treatment that can revolutionise their live...

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#GetOnARoll

Bowel Cancer UK

#GetOnARoll is Bowel Cancer UK’s (BCUK) ground-breaking campaign to get supermarkets and brands to print symptoms on loo roll packaging, putting information in the bathroom when people might experience red flag symptoms like blood in their poo.Someone dies from bowel cancer every 30 minutes in the UK, making it the second biggest cance...

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Martin's Mountain

Spinal Injuries Association

Featuring Martin Hibbert, a survivor of the Manchester Arena bombing in 2017, Martin's Mountain aimed to turn an act of terror into a force for good. By climbing Mt Kilimanjaro in a specially adapted wheelchair this campaign has raised vital funds and awareness for over 50,000 people with spinal cord injury in the UK. It has changed pe...

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Money Saving Boiler Challenge

Nesta

In the UK, our homes are the third-largest producer of greenhouse gas emissions - directly responsible for creating around 70 million tonnes of CO2 annually. To reach the UK’s climate targets, we need to see homes cut emissions at a much faster rate. Extensive research and testing revealed that the little-known, simple step of reducing...

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Digital Innovation of the Year

Engaging children in charity fundraising

SuperKind.Org

Children can change the world. They are caring and curious, enthusiastic and empathetic. Sometimes they just need the tools. That’s what SuperKind is for. SuperKind is the world’s first ever cross-charity fundraising platform designed just for kids and their schools. We differentiate from other fundraising platforms in that we proce...

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Give Your Best clothing donation platform

Give Your Best

Give Your best is on a mission to tackle clothing poverty while improving circularity in the fashion industry. The award-winning social enterprise offers the first peer-to-peer circular platform of its kind, where people can donate clothes easily and online, so that refugee women and children can shop for free with the choice and digni...

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Overcoming the cost of living crisis for the RSPCA's Christmas Rescue

John Ayling & Associates

The RPSCA handles 1 million calls each year, leading to the investigation of 57,000 reports of animal cruelty. The cost of living crisis has seen a 24% increase in animal abandonments, placing an unprecedented demand on the RSPCA. To overcome the cost of living crisis at a key fundraising time we overhauled the paid media strategy – ...

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Finance Excellence

Financial Excellence

Royal Osteoporosis Society

The Royal Osteoporosis Society has restructured its financial model to overcome the challenges posed by lumpy legacy income to financial planning and sustainable growth. The new financial strategy aligns core costs of the charity with a legacy threshold based on a five-year rolling average of legacy income. Over-performance against the...

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Finance Team

Young Lives Cancer

In a year where the cost of living shot sky high, we launched a crisis appeal and quickly implemented a new additional crisis grant in October 2022. It was imperative that we supported those who were really struggling, so we provided a grant, of an additional £500,000 for young cancer patients and their families with the greatest need,...

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Health and support charity invests in historical pay rise due to reduced agency spend project

Alternative Futures Group

AFG supports people with learning disabilities and mental health conditions. In 2022 the charity spent a significant portion of their expenditure on agency staff, with a peak of £150,000 a week in July 2022. AFG needed to reduce agency spend, increase Support Worker applications and invest in Support Worker pay to retain current...

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Fundraising Campaign

Bookmark Box for Ukraine

Bookmark Reading Charity

The war in Ukraine has had a devastating impact on the world, but on none more so than the millions of children that were torn from their way of life, leaving behind their homes, loved ones, education, and belongings. Bookmark wanted to offer support to the thousands of Ukrainian children and their families arriving in the UK and in...

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From That Moment

Noah's Ark Children's Hospice

Born out of an urgent need for income to keep the charity afloat when COVID struck, the Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice 36-hour matched fundraising initiative has become a true sector leader. Taking what they had learned from an exceptional major donor program and numerous gala dinners, Noah’s Ark utilised the friend-get-friend model of ...

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Centrepoint: Breaking Point

Arthur London

Developed by Arthur London, Centrepoint’s Christmas integrated fundraising campaign, ‘Breaking Point’, took a potential impediment – fatigue around crisis appeals – and leveraged it to create a refreshingly honest and plain-speaking plea for support. It combined this stark messaging with design created to have maximum visual impact in ...

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I Leave Bonnie Legacy Campaign

Weldmar Hospicecare

2022 was the year that the Weldmar made its leap from legacy marketing Zero to Hero. Pre-2018 Weldmar had no legacy marketing strategy nor committed investment to promoting and recruiting future legacy gifts. Since then the team has made a gradual and effective investment behind this vital income stream for the charity. The 2022 campa...

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Refugee Council’s ‘Refugee Crisis 2022 Emergency Appeal’

Refugee Council

When many Ukrainians were forced to flee their homes in Ukraine and seek safety here in the UK, it was clear that urgent support was needed. The invasion of Ukraine followed 6 months after we had mobilised a crisis-appeal for Afghanistan, which meant we were able to turn our service arm around to welcome them. Our aim was to not restri...

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The Trussell Trust: Emergency Fund Appeal

GOOD Agency

GOOD launched the Trussell Trust’s first-ever large-scale Emergency Fund Appeal as the charity’s network of food banks faced the threat of the most challenging winter yet. With food banks already giving out an emergency parcel every 13 seconds, the campaign appealed for urgent donations to help keep food banks’ doors open across winter...

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Marketing Campaign of the Year

Osteoporosis risk checker campaign

Royal Osteoporosis Society

Delays in diagnosis and low public awareness causes 90,000 people with osteoporosis every year to miss out on the therapies needed to avoid life-changing fractures. These fractures are the fourth greatest cause of premature death and disability. Yet fracture risk is easily estimable with simple enquiries about family history and lifest...

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Help Holly' Christmas Campaign

Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust

Our 'Help Holly' Christmas animation shared the moving true story of a young girl called Holly who was involved in a serious road traffic collision before Christmas a few years ago. Thanks to the quick response of our Cornwall Air Ambulance Critical Care crew, Holly was able to receive life saving help, enabling her to get home to h...

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BoB's Big Brew

Band of Builders

Band of Builders (BoB) was born in 2016 when its founder took to social media to ask for help renovating the home of close friend and colleague Keith Ellick – who had been diagnosed with terminal cancer. The incredible response from tradespeople across the UK saw the project completed and demonstrated what can be achieved when the indu...

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How Action for Children Made Their Secret Santa Campaign Truly Deliver at Christmas 2022

Action for Children, The Kite Factory and Killer Creative

This paper is the story of marketing success amidst a bleak backdrop.With the cost of living crisis raging, the work Action for Children do to help children and families experiencing poverty has never been more valuable. However, with pressures on charitable giving, the competition at Christmas was unprecedented. Building on previous c...

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Medialab Group & National Trust: Bringing a Much-Needed Dose of Autumnal Joy to Thousands of Families

Medialab and National Trust

The National Trust’s commitment is to make the places in their care ‘for everyone, for ever’. For Autumn 2022, that meant navigating the cost-of living crisis and helping some of those under the greatest pressure enjoy the beauty of nature. This campaign did something unique in the Trust’s history, they gave away 1m free passes, mak...

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Small Charity, Big Achiever

Pregnant Then Screwed

We are a small team that packs an almighty punch. In the eight years since we launched we have become a force to be reckoned with, changing legislation, improving lives and raising awareness of the motherhood penalty. At Pregnant Then Screwed, we campaign tirelessly against the penalties that mothers face due to systemic cultural and...

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Small Charity, Big Achiever

Band of Builders

Band of Builders (BoB) was born in 2016 when its founder took to social media to ask for help renovating the home of close friend and colleague Keith Ellick – who had been diagnosed with terminal cancer. The incredible response from tradespeople across the UK saw the project completed and demonstrated what can be achieved when the indu...

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Breaking the cycle of generational food poverty

Humans MCR

Humans MCR are a small charity with a big goal of ending hunger in Greater Manchester and beyond. Our wraparound service supports clients from the point of crisis to the moment when they are able to sustain themselves on their own. Our hope is that the cycle will be broken, and their children are not destined to a life of poverty, as i...

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Building a Strong and Sustainable Water, Sanitation and Hygiene System in Bomet County, Kenya

Dig Deep

We'd like to be recognised for the success and impact of Dig Deep's pilot water, sanitation and hygiene projects in Kenya and involvement in creating the Bomet County Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Masterplan: Roadmap Towards Universal Access 2022-2050. In 2022, Dig Deep implemented practical immediate solutions and worked wit...

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The Who is Hussain Foundation

For a decade, Who is Hussain has been serving humanity. With 60+ volunteer teams, across 6 continents the organisation has a wide reach. Dedicated to improving lives, and alleviating suffering, global volunteer teams organise local initiatives in their communities focused on fulfilling the needs of the most vulnerable and impoverished....

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Small Charity of the Year

The motherhood Plan

Pregnant Then Screwed

We are a small team that packs an almighty punch. In the eight years since we launched we have become a force to be reckoned with, changing legislation, improving lives and raising awareness of the motherhood penalty. In the last 12 months, we have achieved: 1,178 mentions of our work in national and international media. We supported...

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Band of Builders

Band of Builders (BoB) was born in 2016 when its founder took to social media to ask for help renovating the home of close friend and colleague Keith Ellick – who had been diagnosed with terminal cancer. The incredible response from tradespeople across the UK saw the project completed and demonstrated what can be achieved when the indu...

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Global Girl Project

Global Girl Project works to deliver leadership for social change training and opportunities to the most marginalised girls in the Global South, mobilising them to use their skills, voice and power for change in their communities and globally. We work in Bolivia, Cambodia, Haiti, India, Iraqi Kurdistan, Jordan, Peru, South Africa, Ugan...

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Head2Head Sensory Theatre

Head2Head’s inclusive Theatre for ALL and Work Experience Programme is making a huge and positive impact on the lives of children and young people with a wide range of disabilities around the UK. Our accessible and inclusive way of creating theatre also provides employment for young people with special needs and/or disabilities and ...

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One Big Family

Since being founded in 2015 One Big Family has evolved into a multi-faceted organisation which offers a variety of services for those who are homeless or in financial crisis. We currently run - A supported accommodation project for rough sleepers who have multiple, complex needs A homeless emergency winter shelter (providing a safe...

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Time To Be Out

Time To Be Out is a truly small charity with 0 staff, 7 Trustees and 16 Volunteers. They support LGBT+ Asylum Seekers and Refugees, now on a national scale. “We are working for a world where people do not need to flee from their own country because they are at risk of attack on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity....

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Medium Charity of the Year

Royal Osteoporosis Society

The Royal Osteoporosis Society has repositioned itself as a key influencer on the national stage. The charity is tackling head-on the culture of passivity and defeatism around osteoporosis, as well as ageist stereotypes that have caused an eye-watering treatment gap. The charity made brave sacrifices to scale up its impact during th...

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Rockinghorse

Rockinghorse is essential in supporting and improving the lives of sick babies, children, and young people in Sussex. This award entry showcases their remarkable impact on the local and broader community and shows their work is indispensable in filling a critical gap. Without Rockinghorse's dedication and contributions, countless child...

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Alexandra Rose Charity

Our vision is for everyone to have access to healthy and affordable food, and our mission is to give families access to fresh fruit and vegetables in their communities. We do this through the Rose Vouchers for Fruit & Veg Project, partnering with children’s centres and community organisations to support vulnerable families who are at...

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Justice and Care

There are estimated to be 50 million victims of slavery worldwide, more than 100,000 in the UK alone. People like Julia who was brought to the UK and forced to work in brothels, raped multiple times a day. Justice and Care works to bring freedom to victims of slavery, helps rebuild their lives and to secure justice against those res...

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Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity

Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity provides specialist nurses and support for children with some of the most serious and complex health conditions in the UK. The heroic children they support often have multiple health conditions, which require lifelong specialist care. Over the past 12 months, Roald Dahl Nurses co-ordinated ...

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The Bread and Butter Thing

The Bread and Butter Thing has seen astonishing growth over the past year, which has enabled it to support a record number of struggling communities and people. Building bridges out of food deserts, we are passionate about helping people to move out of poverty, to build stronger, more resilient communities and to reduce food waste. Ou...

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The Encephalitis Society

Encephalitis Society

Encephalitis is brain inflammation. It has a high mortality rate, survivors can be left permanently brain injured, with epilepsy, fatigue, isolation, loneliness, cognitive, behavioural and emotional difficulties, physical challenges and issues with memory and personality. Each year more than 500,000 people globally are diagnosed wit...

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Large Charity of the Year

Aberlour Children's Charity

Aberlour

This year Aberlour realised it's ‘Being Brave’ Strategy. The cost-of-living emergency demanded Brave responses for children and families. Our Board, Staff and volunteers stepped up and were:- Brave in our Emergency Response – for the first-time using TV to drive our most successful winter appeal, raising nine times our target donation ...

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Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity (GOSH charity)

GOSH charity’s mission is to transform the lives of seriously ill children and our strategy focuses on delivering impact, growing income and building partnerships. The achievements of GOSH charity have been phenomenal over the last year, which is testament to the commitment of our people and supporters, and is reflected in the signi...

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Blood Cancer UK

Blood Cancer UK deserves to win the large Charity of the Year award because it has been a game-changing year for the charity. The charity has received several big donations, including a seven-figure partnership with Omaze. It also raised over £2.8m for treatments into Multiple Myeloma, thanks to a partnership with Matthew Wilson. Overa...

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Locality – the network of community organisations

Locality is the national membership network of local community organisations. Our 1,700 members work in the most disadvantaged areas, supporting over 300,000 people every week. So when energy bills started rising, they sprang into action. Three quarters provide food, and many provide warm spaces, fuel vouchers, debt advice and mental h...

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OnSide

Young people across the UK today face unprecedented challenges. As the long-term implications of the pandemic continue to unfold, the cost of living crisis is hitting millions of families across the country. 1 in 5 children report a mental health problem and the happiness and confidence of 16-25 year olds is at its lowest point in 13 y...

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Partnership Awards

Charity Partnership of the Year

Turkiye/Syria Earthquake Initiative

Turkish Cypriot Community Association, Cyprus Islamic Association, Turkish Police Association, HIS Church, and Arsenal Foundation

On 6 February 2023, eastern Turkey and northern Syrian were hit by the most powerful earthquake in the region for over 80 years. It was quickly followed by a further earthquake and hundreds of aftershocks. By the end of February 59,000 deaths were confirmed and an estimated 14 million people were affected by widespread damage, in an ar...

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The Little Princess Trust and CCLG

The partnership between The Little Princess Trust and the Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG) is unique, purposeful, and has had incredible impact. By sharing knowledge and resources, the two charities have given a huge boost to childhood cancer research in the UK. As a result of the collaboration, more than £20million ha...

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A unique fusion of science and dance

Lightyear Foundation and Flamingo Chicks

Lightyear Foundation breaks down barriers to disabled children accessing educational opportunities in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). With so few informal science experiences for disabled children and concerns for their physical health at an all-time high, we fused the accessible STEM expertise of Lightyear Foundatio...

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Cradle to Career - North Birkenhead

Steve Morgan Foundation, SHINE, Right to Succeed

Cradle to Career is an ambitious cross-sector partnership on an almost unprecedented scale uniting philanthropists, charities and public services to tackle disadvantage and inequality for children and young people in North Birkenhead, Wirral. The partnership leading this project consists of three core collaborators: Steve Morgan F...

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Less Survivable Cancers Taskforce

Action Against Heartburn; British Liver Trust; Guts UK; Pancreatic Cancer UK; The Brain Tumour Charity; the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation; and Tenovus Cancer Care.

The Less Survivable Cancers Taskforce (LSCT) is a partnership of charities supporting patients who have these cancers including Action Against Heartburn, British Liver Trust, Pancreatic Cancer UK, The Brain Tumour Charity, Guts UK, the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation and Tenovus Cancer Care. It was established with the goal of reduci...

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National Pet Foodbank Service

Pets at Home Foundation and Blue Cross

As the UK continued to experience a rapid rise in the cost of living, more pet owners faced difficult choices as their finances became stretched. In some cases, people were having to consider giving up their pet because they could not afford to continue feeding and caring for them as they have in the past. Blue Cross and Pets at Home F...

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Ready, steady, cook… saving the planet and fighting education inequality in the Early Years through food waste

London Early Years Foundation and City Harvest

London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) and City Harvest have shared goals of supporting families from poverty. LEYF do this through education by giving London’s children – especially those most in need- the best start in life by providing access to high quality Early Years Education and Care, and City Harvest do this by redistributing qu...

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Corporate Partnership of the Year

Persil Dirt is Good Schools Programme

Global Action Plan and Unilever

Environmental charity Global Action Plan (GAP) has worked in partnership with Unilever’s largest laundry detergent brand Dirt Is Good – known as Persil, OMO, Ala, Breeze, Skip & Surf Excel to consumers around the world - on the Dirt is Good Schools Programme.The partnership began by publishing ground-breaking new research that explored...

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Delivering Prostate Cancer Patient Education

Prostate Cancer Research and Ipsen

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in the UK and it claims the life of one man every 45 minutes in the UK. A significant barrier for many prostate cancer patients is access to high-quality educational information designed for those with low health literacy, which affects almost half the population and can negatively impact healt...

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Skills for Life

The Talent Foundry and M&G plc

The Talent Foundry supports schools that have higher than average rates of deprivation, meaning our educational programmes are targeted where they are needed most. Through our 9-year partnership with M&G plc, we’ve helped 13,000+ young people in the UK’s most disadvantaged communities through a multi-faceted Skills for Life programm...

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Talent Awards

Celebrity Charity Champion

Claire Richards

Marie Curie

Our team first met singer Claire Richards (of Steps fame) in 2019. Claire told us she had been aware of the charity for a very long time, and we had cared for her grandfather at the end of his life. We invited Claire to visit our London hospice, to learn about our work, and were amazed at how engaged she was. What we hadn’t realised wa...

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Faye Winter

Guide Dogs

Faye Winter became a Campaign Star for Guide Dogs after finishing 3rd on Love Island in 2021. She was keen to use her newfound fame to do something meaningful and drive support for Guide Dogs, the charity that has been so close to her heart for 5 years. Faye volunteered as a fosterer, providing a home for dogs in training, before findi...

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Nicki Chapman

The Brain Tumour Charity

The Brain Tumour Charity’s nomination is a heartfelt and straightforward one; broadcaster and presenter Nicki Chapman. Nicki has become a huge part of the work we do and a much-loved inspiration to the community we support, since her own brain tumour diagnosis in 2019. We reached out to Nicki at this time to offer our support and she ...

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Charity Chief Executive

Lindsay Boswell CBE FCIOF

FareShare UK

Lindsay Boswell CBE, CEO FareShare, has driven the organisation’s growth in response to this huge demand. Since he joined in 2010, FareShare has gone from working with 600 charities and providing enough food for 36 million meals a year to 8,500 charities (1,316% increase), providing 128 million meals a year (255% increase) – that’s eno...

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Daniel Parker

Veg Power

For 25 years Dan Parker worked in advertising specialising in the products of global food corporations. He had a bit of an epiphany realising that the ultra-processed food he was marketing wasn’t making the world a better place. So, he closed his ad agency and started Veg Power, a CIC dedicated to getting kids to eat more vegetables. ...

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Enver Solomon

Refugee Council

Enver Solomon, CEO, has transformed Refugee Council and changed the profile of the refugee cause since he joined the organisation. Under Enver’s leadership, bringing his own personal family connection to the cause, Refugee Council has played a pivotal role in publicly challenging the most hostile environment for refugees to date. Alon...

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Hanuman Dass

Go Dharmic

Under Hanuman Dass's leadership, GD has achieved significant milestones, including distributing 15 million meals globally, establishing libraries and planting mangroves in India, providing emergency aid in Ukraine, conducting medical checks for vulnerable workers, delivering digital education licenses and restoring sight through catara...

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Kris Healey

Spadework

Kris's journey with Spadework began at the age of six when he first visited the charity with his grandparents. From that moment, a profound connection was forged, igniting a lifelong passion. Kris's education, career choices, and personal experiences were all driven by the desire to lead Spadework and create a lasting impact on the liv...

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Louise Parkes

Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity (GOSH charity)

Louise joined GOSH Charity as Chief Executive in 2019 – at a time of fluctuating levels of income, when we were facing a downward trend in our supporter base and less than a year before the pandemic hit. In spite of these challenges Louise led the development of a new strategy focused on delivering impact, growing income and building p...

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SallyAnn Kelly OBE

Aberlour Children's Charity

This year Aberlour’s Chief Executive, SallyAnn Kelly was awarded an OBE for services to children and families. A recognition by peers of her outstanding contribution to improving the lives of Scottish children and families, and for leading Aberlour through exceptional times to deliver the most successful year in the charity’s 148-ye...

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Sophie Andrews OBE

Noah's Ark Children's Hospice

Sophie Andrews OBE joined Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice as CEO in January 2020. The charity had recently opened its hospice building, The Ark. Two months on and the country was under lockdown, with families Noah’s Ark supports amongst those impacted most by the pandemic. Sophie’s brave decision to open the acute care wing early expedit...

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Charity Chair of the Year

Janine Hawkins

Trees for Cities

Janine Hawkins has been the fundamental driving force behind Trees for Cities since 2010, initially providing external strategic support before becoming a Trustee in 2014, and Chair of Trustees in 2017. Specific achievements that have resulted directly from Janine’s input include supporting the development of four strategic plans sp...

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Clare Milford Haven

James' Place

Clare Milford Haven is chair and co-founder of the suicide prevention charity James' Place. Her mission is to stop men dying by suicide. In December 2006 Clare’s world was turned upside down when she lost her eldest son, James, to suicide. Following her son's tragic death, Clare went on to start the charity James’ Place which offers fr...

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Communications Team of the Year

Media Team

British Red Cross

It’s been a remarkable year for the British Red Cross media team. The last 12 months has seen the frequency and scale of global crises continue to increase. Emergencies across the UK and around the world meant the team was responding to multiple crises at once, playing a vital role raising awareness of the organisation’s work helping p...

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Veg Power

Veg Power’s mission is to use advertising and communications to encourage kids to eat more vegetables. Our communications team of eight (five of which are part-time) created our flagship Eat Them to Defeat Them campaign. With a bold and unconventional creative approach, infectious passion and sheer determination they have built an al...

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Band of Builders Communications Team

Band of Builders

Band of Builders (BoB) was born in 2016 when its founder took to social media to ask for help renovating the home of a close friend and colleague who had been diagnosed with terminal cancer. The response from tradespeople across the UK saw the project completed and demonstrated what can be achieved when the industry stands together. ...

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BHF communications team

British Heart Foundation

The British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) communications team has been integral to the charity achieving its strategic objectives and has led the way in innovative campaigning and storytelling through three core goals: growing support and income, enhancing reputation for lifesaving research, and influencing improvements in care. Through ...

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Bowel Cancer UK's Communications Team

Bowel Cancer UK

The Communications Team at Bowel Cancer UK have excelled in a year of challenge and change. Our achievements have been outstanding. We've put bowel cancer symptoms in millions of UK households through our #GetOnARoll campaign and engaged hundreds of thousands of people in symptoms of awareness through our best ever Bowel Cancer Awar...

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Communications Team

Refuge

The small and mighty six women strong, communications team at Refuge, work tirelessly to raise awareness of domestic abuse (DA) and violence against women and girls (VAWG), in the hope that increased understanding and attention of the topic will create a safer society for women and girls. Over the last year, the team have secured a med...

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Scouts Communications Team

The Scout Association

This has been a landmark year for the Scouts: from supporting the Jubilee, Lying-in-State and Coronation, to helping lead The Big Help Out. Throughout, our Communications Team has helped show the world how skills for life have helped Scouts contribute to a stronger society. After we lost our Patron, HM The Queen, our Communication...

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Frontline Team of the Year

Refugee Council Frontline Services

Refugee Council

Refugee Council’s frontline team empowers refugees to live safe and fulfilling lives contributing to the UK. They deliver services for resettled refugees, people granted refugee status, people seeking asylum and separated children, across integration, employment, therapy, immigration casework, age disputes, social and educational activ...

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National Gambling Helpline team

GamCare

The National Gambling Helpline is operated by the charity GamCare, a free helpline service that runs 24/7, 365 days a year. The team of 48 advisors have dealt with record demand from those experiencing harm from gambling this year, whether their own gambling or someone else’s, including a 23% year on year increase in contacts over Marc...

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Programmes Team

Hatch Enterprise

The Hatch Enterprise programmes team do vital work in advancing social justice in the UK and should be recognised for their passion for building a fairer society, as well as their commitment to delivering the best outcomes and the best support for the charity’s beneficiaries. Over the past year they have scaled up the number of progr...

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Support and Co-creation Team

The Brain Tumour Charity

We’re different. We’re all changemakers, with every team member stepping outside of their comfort zone to lead and create better services. Our community is integral to the strategy, design and delivery of our services. Our involvement, peer support, volunteering and collaborations sustain our high growth and rapid innovation. We find t...

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Team Martin and Yvette

Certitude

This is a story of how a small support team worked tirelessly to ensure that two people, Martin and Yvette, were supported to lead the life that they had always dreamed of. This energetic group of support workers spent over a year going beyond their usual high standards of care and support to transform into an extraordinary wedding pla...

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The Hub Team

Herts Young Homeless

Herts Young Homeless was established in 1998 to prevent youth homelessness in Hertfordshire. Our services support people aged 16-24 years who are either homeless or at risk of homelessness. Our strategic focus is on: •Prevention and early intervention •Crisis intervention •Independent living support One of our key services i...

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Fundraising Team of the Year

Engagement Team

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

As the country emerged from Covid, Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance's Fundraising Team was going through a challenging period. High staff turnover meant the charity was carrying significant gaps. Income was proving elusive and staff were stretched trying to make target, with little capacity for innovation or long-term thinking...

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Fundraising Team

Together for Short Lives

This is a story about how a small fundraising team found the belief to go out and do extra-ordinary things (and turn it into a winning habit). Creating a great fundraising culture that has taken income from £3m to £7m for children’s charity, Together for Short Lives in just 12 months – the most successful period in the charity’s histor...

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Alder Hey Children's Charity

Alder Hey Children’s Charity raises vital funds to help make Alder Hey Children's Hospital a world-class, patient-friendly hospital, providing life-saving equipment and facilities, essential research into children’s diseases and creating magical moments for the 330,000 patients and families cared for every year. In 2022/3 Alder Hey C...

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Fundraising and Partnerships Team

National Energy Action

National Energy Action is the leading fuel poverty charity, supporting people in need across England, Wales and Northern Ireland who are struggling to stay warm and safe at home. We work tirelessly to ensure that no one has to suffer in a cold home or make the heart-breaking decision between heating and eating. We do this by: •Provi...

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GOSH Charity Fundraising Team

Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity (GOSH charity)

In April 2021 GOSH charity launched a new fundraising strategy which set out an ambitious pathway to emerge out of the pandemic stronger and grow our sustainable net income. In particular the need to raise £300m for a state of the art Children’s Cancer Centre saw the launch of the biggest appeal in the charity’s history, the ‘Build ...

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Maa's Fundraising Team

Maternal Aid Association

Maternal Aid Association (Maa) is a grassroots charity, founded by our CEO Dr Aqil Jaigirdar while he was still a third year medical student. His inspiration for starting the charity came when he witnessed the devastating loss of life of a mother and child from preventable causes in a village hospital in Bangladesh. Maa's vision is t...

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National Trust Fundraising Team

National Trust

The National Trust Fundraising Team achieved record income for the second year in a row in 2022/23. This success was achieved across all income streams: legacies, philanthropy, corporate, grants, and public fundraising. The funds raised support the National Trust to protect heritage and nature for everyone forever. Highlights includ...

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Rising Chief Executive

Gavin Crane

Band of Builders

Band of Builders (BoB) was born in 2016 when its founder took to social media to ask for help renovating the home of a close friend and colleague who had been diagnosed with terminal cancer. The response from tradespeople across the UK saw the project completed and demonstrated what can be achieved when the industry stands together. ...

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Jane Harris

Speech and Language UK

Jane Harris joined Speech and Language UK on the 1st of April 2021. For the last two years, Jane has helped the organisation to rethink its purpose, strategy and brand so that it can operate as the UK’s leading charity for the 1.7 million children struggling to talk and understand words. Under her leadership, the charity has had the ...

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Alex Ritchie

GlobalGiving UK

Alex Ritchie is a dynamic, courageous Chief Executive who has shown uncompromising commitment over the last two years in strengthening the strategic leadership and operational direction of GlobalGiving UK. Her transformational leadership has been integral to the charity’s progression and development, and she has engendered a genuine...

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Jo Cooper

Back on the Map

Back on the Map (BotM) is a resident-led charity and community enterprise. Based in Hendon, Sunderland, an area of multiple disadvantage and one of the most deprived in England, we drive local economic regeneration. Acting as a driver for positive change, creating a self-help and problem-solving culture that supports individuals to mov...

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Marianne Steele

The Donkey Sanctuary

As the first woman to hold top position at The Donkey Sanctuary since its charismatic founder, Marianne has found a way to honour the legacy of Dr Elisabeth Svendsen, while quietly transforming and invigorating one of the UK’s best-known animal welfare charities. Marianne is a popular, thoughtful and effective leader, determined to ...

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Rising Star

Lasith Ranasinghe

Make a Medic

Make a Medic produces high-quality medical education resources and uses the funds generated from subscription fees to create grants for healthcare initiatives in LMICs. Three maxims underpin our activities: 1. Cost should not be a barrier between medical students and outstanding resources. 2. We aim to assist the training of medic...

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Shortlist: Beth Slater

East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH)

Beth joined East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) as an HR Administrator in 2019. Since then she has grown immensely within the role and is an outstanding, positive, focused and much-respected colleague. In the last year, especially, she has been pivotal in transforming the approach to recruitment. This has included a full review ...

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Natasha Davis Whitehead

Noah's Ark Hospice

Natasha Davis Whitehead joined Noah’s Ark in 2021. Since then, she has worked tirelessly to raise awareness of Noah’s Ark and the importance of good palliative care. Natasha’s achievements include: Transforming our brand Natasha led the project to create a new tone of voice, visual identity and marketing strategy. By putting the f...

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Zak Addae-Kodua and Jules Rowan

Prison Radio Association

The Prison Radio Association is a charity that has revolutionised communications in the criminal justice sector, by developing broadcast media channels specifically to people in prison and after release. We run National Prison Radio, the world’s first national radio station for people in prison. It broadcasts into the cells of over 80...

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Unsung Hero

Paul Burns

Good Shepherd Services

The Good Shepherd has a long history spanning over 50 years of helping the most disadvantaged people in Wolverhampton. Historically, our work has been around crisis intervention but we have developed our services to include preventing people from becoming homeless alongside supporting recovery from mental health and addiction. Our r...

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Maxine Flewett

Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis

Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) is a life-limiting disease that few have heard of. It’s incredibly debilitating and causes lungs to scar, making them harder and smaller and literally deprives a person of oxygen. There is no cure and life expectancy after diagnosis is three to five years. A devastating condition for anyone to face but as the ma...

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Stephen Bedson

Career Connect

We are nominating our St Helens Team Leader Ste Bedson for the Unsung Hero Award in recognition of his outstanding commitment, innovative methods, and the transformative impact his work has had. Ste and his team support NEET young people in St Helens. The young people Ste works with face multiple and complex barriers to accessing ser...

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Volunteer of the Year

Fatuma Ibrahim

Refugee Council

Fatuma Ibrahim fled war-torn Somalia in 2002 as a young single mother of 2. It took 5 years for her and her young family to get their official rights to remain giving her little access to support and services in this period. Despite her personal situation with responsibility for raising two young children, and the challenges of integra...

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Andy Tudor

The Brain Tumour Charity

A true voice for change, Andy Tudor has volunteered in three roles over the past year, continuously using his lived experience of a brain tumour diagnosis to support others and accelerate progress. He has been instrumental in keeping our online communities a safe space as a peer support volunteer, and, as an Involvement Champion, he’s ...

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John Bulloch

Quaker Social Action

John volunteers regularly for Quaker Social Action’s mobile library and support service for people who are homeless in London. Three times per week, John is out in all weathers – providing a friendly welcome for all of our visitors to the service. Nearly twenty years ago, John received support from the mobile library when he himself wa...

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Maureen Ward

Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis

Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) is a life-limiting disease that few have heard of. For those who are diagnosed it is terrifying. PF scars the lungs making them harder and smaller and, literally, deprives a person of oxygen. It never gets better, there is no cure and life expectancy after diagnosis is three to five years. Maureen has had first-...

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Michael McAllister

Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans

We are nominating Michael McCallister for the role of Volunteer of the Year, a member of the team at Sight Scotland Veterans who provides art lessons for veterans with sight loss. The Hawkhead centre in Paisley is one of our day centres, along with Linburn in West Lothian, where veterans can go to gain new skills and take part in socia...

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Sheila Lawrence

Jewish Care

Sheila Lawrence began volunteering over 20 years ago. She’s amazing and doesn’t realise what an important role she plays in so many people’s lives. We are so grateful for everything that she does. She comes to her volunteering role positive and lively. She makes everyone around her feel happy and cared for. Nothing comes in her way of ...

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Volunteer Team of the Year

Scouts at the Lying-in-State of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The Scout Association

In September 2022, 165 young Scout volunteers took part in Operation Feather, the plan to support the queue at the Lying–in-State of their Patron, Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Their role was to look after the welfare of the public and keep up spirits. In the event, the team went far beyond that. They worked day and night, often...

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Experts By Experience

Refugee Action

At Refugee Action, Experts by Experience are at the heart of all that we do. Experts by Experience are persons with lived experience of the UK asylum system and who give their time voluntarily. Some have refugee status, whilst the majority are awaiting a decision on their asylum claim. Experts by Experience volunteers (referred henc...

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Back on the Map Volunteers

Back on the Map

Back on the Map (BotM) is a resident-led charity and community enterprise. Based in Hendon, Sunderland, an area of multiple disadvantage and one of the most deprived in England we drive local economic regeneration. Acting as a driver for positive change, creating a self-help and problem-solving culture that supports individuals to move...

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Jewish Care Benefits Team

Jewish Care

The Team has successfully supported people to gain financial support with housing, disability equipment, carers allowance, transport, Pensions, Tax, disability grants, and employment support, which they are entitled to, but may not know about. People who come to us may be too overwhelmed with the content and language of the official fo...

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SolidariTee Student Volunteer Team

SolidariTee

SolidariTee is an entirely volunteer run charity, made up almost solely of students and young people since its very beginning almost five years ago. Currently, the team is made up have more than 250 student volunteers at over 30 universities across the UK and beyond. Collectively, these committed young people are responsible for unitin...

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