Application Process

This is your opportunity to shout about the great fundraising initiatives that you have either heard about, or have taken part in yourselves this past year.  

What information is needed?

Within each application, you will be asked to provide the following information:

  • Name /organisation / email / telephone number of nominator 
  • Relationship to and details of nominated person / organisation 
  • Charity nominated 
  • Campaign / team / person nominated 
  • 150 word submission summary 
  • Full details of entry 
  • Supporting images where relevant 
  • Logo of nominated organisation or of organisation associated with an individual fundraiser nominee 


Key Dates:

  • 06 November 2023 - Applications Open

  • 26 January 2024 - Applications Close 

  • 21 March 2024 - Shortlist Announcement

  • 03 July 2024 - Awards Ceremony, QEII Centre, London

What should your entry include?

Entrants will be asked to provide a series of written answers, against criteria specific to the category. There is a limit of 3000 characters (approximately 300 words) for each question.  

All fields are mandatory and should there be any answers left blank, the application will not be considered by the judging panel. 


General rules and criteria

  • Entries are open to all charities working within the UK. Third parties may enter on behalf of a charity or fundraising individual, but permission must have been sought from the nominated party 
  • All submissions must be made online by 5pm on Friday 26 January 2024. Late entries will not be accepted and deadline extensions will not be granted under any circumstances 
  • Organisations may submit multiple entries for each category, however separate campaigns must be submitted as separate entries 
  • By entering, you agree to the publication of any information or data included in the entry by the event organisers. By submitting this entry, it is accepted that all data is accurate and that you have sought permission for the information to be made public 
  • Withdrawals will only be accepted in the event that information within the application is inaccurate or misleading 
  • You must inform us immediately if you realise that you have submitted incorrect information 
  • The judges reserve the right to re-allocate entries that (in their view) are entered in an incorrect category 
  • Entries will only be judged on the basis of the information provided in the submitted material. It cannot be assumed that the judges have prior knowledge of the submitted work or campaign and external sources e.g. websites will not be accessed as part of the judging process 
  • To ensure a fair and equitable process, each member of the judging panel has completed a declaration of interests. They will not participate in discussions, or the assessment of nominations affected by such declarations. 
  • The judges’ decision is final 

Entering the Awards 

The Awards are free to enter and are open to charities of all sizes in the UK. 

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 26 January 2024 

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