Nominations for the 2013 Community Awards close one week today.
All nominations should be received by the Guernsey Community Foundation by close of play on Wednesday 25th September.
Nomination forms are still available to download from www.communityawards.gg or can be requested by hard copy or by email via Sadie at the Guernsey Community Foundation – 748056 email@example.com
This is your last chance to nomination a person, charity, group or company who you believe deserves recognition for their hard work and dedication to the voluntary sector in Guernsey.
Five cash prizes of £2,000 are up for grabs, plus one prize of £3,000 for the Charity of the Year.
Awards categories are:
Charity of the Year, sponsored by State Street Global Services: Awarded to the charity that the judges believe has consistently delivered outstanding service to its beneficiaries; promoted and raised its cause; been clear in its goals and strategy and demonstrated excellence all round. The winner of this award will receive a cheque for £3,000 towards the charity’s activities.
Outstanding Individual Achievement, sponsored by Schroders Private Banking: Awarded to a person who has demonstrated innovation, teamwork, passion and integrity throughout their involvement, and who has produced an identifiably profound effect on a charity or voluntary organisation through their work and/or leadership. The winner of this award will receive a cheque for £2,000 to be donated to the charity or community project of his or her choice.
Fundraising Team of the Year, sponsored by Sportingbet: Awarded to a locally based fundraising team on the basis of its innovation and results that achieve or exceed the aims of a campaign, or campaigns, during the previous 12 months. The winner of this award will receive a cheque for £2,000 to be donated to the charity or community project of its choice.
Corporate Social Responsibility, in association with the Guernsey Chamber of Commerce: The CSR award recognises the active involvement of a commercial company and its team directly with charitable, voluntary or community projects in its locality, or through its partnership with a local charitable, voluntary or community organisation that has had a quantifiably positive effect on the local community over the last year/s.
Overseas Award, sponsored by Specsavers: The Overseas Award is for a local charity or initiative whose work benefits areas outside the Bailiwick of Guernsey. The winner of this award will receive a cheque for £2,000 towards the charity’s activities.
Organising Committee of the Year, sponsored by RG Falla: Awarded to the organisers of an annual event or one-off project which has been particularly successful in engaging with the local community. The winner of this award will receive a cheque for £2,000 to be donated to the charity or community project of its choice.
The Community Awards presentation and afternoon tea is taking place on Wednesday 6th November at St James from 5pm-7.30pm. Tickets (just £10 per head) go on sale at the end of September.