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Applications now open for The Weston Charity Awards 2024

Applications for the Weston Charity Awards 2024 are now open. The Awards offer a package of support worth over £22,000, for up to 22 charities every year.

*Applications close 10 January, 2024, at 17:00*

About the Awards:

Now running in its 10th year, the Weston Charity Awards were created to support ambitious charities working in the fields of Community, Welfare and Youth. They amplify the impact of charities across the North and Midlands of England and Wales, and charities working in the field of environmental action.

The Awards package:

The Awards offer a package of support worth over £22,000 to up to 22 charities, which will include:

  • Access to the Pilotlight 360 programme — a 10-month package of leadership coaching worth an estimated £16,000
  • Unrestricted grants of £6,500 to support the work with Pilotlight
  • Collaborative opportunities and events through Pilotlight’s network of charities across the UK
  • Two peer-to-peer support sessions with fellow award winners to share good practice and learn from each other
  • A celebratory event for all award-winners on conclusion of the programme
  • The enhanced profile associated with receiving this award grant for excellence
Who can apply?:

To be eligible, your charity must have:

  • A registered charity number
  • At least one paid full-time member of staff in a leadership position
  • Delivered a service for at least two years
  • Income of less than £5 million per year
  • Provide direct services to beneficiaries or take practical action on the environment
  • A degree of financial stability that enables full engagement in the programme
  • A majority of activity or beneficiaries based in the North or Midlands of England or Wales.
  • A willingness to meet in person for four out of ten meetings (three in London and one at your charity’s location).

Register to join the online session focused on environmental charities, with insights from a past environmental charity winner. Questions about the application process will be answered and hear tips and tricks to maximise your chances of success. (29 November, 14:00 – 15:00)

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