About the Charity Awards

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The Charity Awards is Civil Society Media’s annual awards programme held to identify, recognise and reward those organisations doing exceptional work in all areas of charitable activity.

The Charity Awards are judged by a respected panel of voluntary sector heavyweights, each of them leaders in their own fields with years of experience of leading and managing civil society organisations. The judges assess each entry against our Hallmarks of Excellence – attributes that should be present in any successful project.

Relfecting on previous Charity Awards

We're been involved in the Awards for many years.

Our Head of Charities, Nicola Toyer, attended the 2023 awards night and shared her experience afterwards. 

One of our many amazing charity clients, Smallwood Trust, won a Charity Award in 2022 for their Community Grant Partnerships programme – a strategic initiative to shift power for grant decisions to local community groups, most of which are led by and for women. Smallwood also provides funding, support and an operational toolkit to help the organisations to increase their impact.
 
One of our many amazing charity clients, Smallwood Trust, won a Charity Award in 2022 for their Community Grant Partnerships programme – a strategic initiative to shift power for grant decisions to local community groups, most of which are led by and for women. Smallwood also provides funding, support and an operational toolkit to help the organisations to increase their impact.
 
Nicola Toyer
Nicola Toyer, Head of Charities and Chary Awards judge

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