How to enter

The Charity Awards provides charities of all shapes and sizes with a window to showcase their efforts and the impact they have made.

How to enter The Charity Awards 2020

To enter The Charity Awards simply download and complete an entry form and submit it to us via the website, e-mail or post by Friday 7 February 2020. The form is designed to help you to describe how your initiative or project has improved the delivery of your charity’s mission. Please note, the application form is not optimised for tablets and mobile devices.

Before entering

Please consider whether this is the right year to put forward your initiative/project for an award. Your entry may be a project that demonstrates outstanding innovation and best practice, or a managed improvement in your organisation which may help other charities overcome similar problems. In either case, the judges always look for evidence of results, and if yours is a relatively new scheme, it may be better to wait until the outcomes of the project are clearer.  We’ve compiled some guidance notes to accompany the entry form, you can download that here. Please also review our conflict policy.

Even filling in the application is such a brilliant exercise. The stuff I wrote about how we display these Hallmarks of Excellence is now proving indispensable for Charity of the Year applications, web copy and annual reports.

Chloe Rickard, communications manager, Cool Earth