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Louise Minchin to host The Charity Awards 2017

BBC journalist and presenter Louise Minchin has been confirmed as the host of the Charity Awards 2017. One of the main presenters of BBC Breakfast, Louise has previously anchored news bulletins on BBC1 and the News Channel. She has also presented … Read more


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Charity Awards shortlisted as a finalist for the 2017 Awards Awards

The finalists for the inaugural 2017 Awards Awards have been announced and we are delighted that The Charity Awards has been shortlisted in three categories! The awards in contention are: Best Awards Event by a Publisher – under 700 Attendees Best … Read more


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When we won a Charity Award I burst into tears

Entering the Charity Awards allowed Combat Stress to identify what it did well, says Karen Henderson. The Charity Awards is a huge part of the calendar for all organisations operating in the third sector – carrying enormous prestige and presenting … Read more


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As an immediate tangible result we were invited to put in an application to a new funder…

Michelle Emerson recalls Eureka!’s journey to winning the Charity Award for Arts, Culture and Heritage in 2016. Over 25 years of delivering fantastic experiences for children and families at Eureka! The National Children’s Museum, there have been many projects which … Read more


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Winning a Charity Award was a ‘timely injection of positivity’

The Boxing Academy won the Education and training category at the Charity Awards 2016. Its chief executive Anna Cain recalls the process and the feeling of winning. Out of the blue I received a letter from Civil Society Media inviting … Read more


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Winning a Charity Award helped us reach recognition beyond our sector

Vision for a Nation won the international aid and development category at the Charity Awards 2016, for its project delivering primary eyecare to the whole of Rwanda. Sebastian Ford reflects on the process and the impact. Frederic lost his wife … Read more


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Charity Awards 2017 is open for entries

The application window for the Charity Awards 2017 opens today. Since 2000, the Charity Awards has recognised excellence in the leadership and management of charities. The Awards provide a perfect opportunity for you to propel your charity’s work into the … Read more


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Trussell Trust chief executive challenges government at Charity Awards

The Trussell Trust’s chief executive challenged the government to do more to tackle poverty and reduce the growing reliance on foodbanks, when he accepted an award from the minister for civil society last week. David McAuley had been presented with … Read more


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Mark Goldring, winner of the Daniel Phelan Award for Outstanding Achievement 2016

Mark Goldring, chief executive of Oxfam GB, is the recipient of the 2016 Daniel Phelan Award for Outstanding Achievement in the sector. Tania Mason met him. Mark Goldring is no stranger to the Charity Awards podium. He was chair of … Read more


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Trussell Trust scoops top award at the Charity Awards 2016

The Trussell Trust has taken the Overall Award at this year’s Charity Awards for its nationwide network of more than 400 food banks which provided emergency food parcels and support to more than a million people last year. The Trussell … Read more


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Mark Goldring honoured for exceptional career at the Charity Awards 2016

Mark Goldring CBE, currently chief executive of Oxfam GB, has been awarded the Daniel Phelan Award for Outstanding Achievement at this year’s Charity Awards. Goldring was presented with his prize at last night’s Charity Awards ceremony at the Mermaid Theatre … Read more


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Charity Awards 2016 winners are announced

Combat Stress, SignHealth, and Keep Britain Tidy were among the winners at tonight’s 17th annual Charity Awards. Ten charities were honoured with awards in ten categories covering all types of charitable activity in the UK. The winner of the social … Read more


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Host announced for 2016

BBC journalist and presenter Bill Turnbull has been confirmed as the host of the Charity Awards 2016. Bill Turnbull is a TV journalist and presenter who retired from BBC Breakfast earlier this year after 15 years. Turnbull joined the BBC … Read more


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The digital challenge is easier to master than you think Innovate and find the young voices that hold the key to the future

Charities Aid Foundation produced a guide aimed at encouraging more charities to take on young trustees. As discussion abounds on charities’ ability to adapt to the digital age, Kelley Temple, Senior Campaigns Officer at CAF, explains why the answer might … Read more


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‘Winning the Charity Award has boosted Safer London in a number of ways’

Safer London tells how winning a Charity Award last year for its Empower programme has helped it expand its reach and added weight to its funding applications. Here at Safer London, our mission is fairly simple – across our programmes … Read more