The awards are open to charities, community groups and volunteers who work in or deliver services in Calderdale. Charities and community groups can self nominate.
The closing date for nominations is August 30th 2019 5pm. The awards ceremony will take place on November 21st at The Venue Barkisland.
Charity of the Year
Outstanding Individual Achievement
Awarded to a person who has demonstrated dedication, professionalism and integrity throughout their career, and who has produced a demonstrably positive effect on the sector through their work and management over at least a 15 year period.
Arts & Culture
Awarded to a charity or community group active in the arts (visual arts-music-film-photography-writing-drama- dance-design) which has demonstrated passion and enthusiasm in making a significant contribution to the wider community.
Great And Green
Awarded to an individual, school community group or charity which is having a positive impact on the community and/or raising the profile of environmental issues.
Young Community Champion
Awarded to a young person 21 years old or under, that has made a positive contribution in their community through activities such as volunteering or campaigning. The young person will have made these achievements through the interaction with a single project or a range of services and must be nominated for the Award by an adult professional.
Breakthrough Of The Year
Awarded to a charity or community group for successfully developing something new or different. Areas could include supporter and/or donor engagement, putting a piece of research to good use, extending the reach of the charity or introducing a new way of working.
Volunteer of the Year
Awarded to the volunteer who has displayed the greatest commitment and achievement to a charity, voluntary sector organisation or the community.