Submitted by Steve on 17:11, 12th Sep, 2018 | 0

The Guernsey Community Foundation Awards are an amazing way that local charities, businesses and individuals are celebrated each year in the charity sector and the GSPCA have had the pleasure of attending and even winning the Charity of the Year in 2016.

Today is your last chance to vote and here is the link so please do put who think should be recongnised by fiolling in the form on this link -

The categories include –

Charity of the Year

Sponsored by State Street

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 will receive a £3,000 prize.

Organising Committee of the Year

Sponsored by RG Falla

Awarded to the organisers of an annual event, one-off project or campaign which has been particularly successful in engaging with the local community and whose participants have demonstrated great teamwork. 

The winner will receive a £2,000 prize.

Youth Award

Sponsored by Guernsey Electricity

Awarded to a young person or a group of young people who has made a positive difference to the community. They may have done this – for example – by caring, by volunteering, by overcoming adversity, by raising awareness of a particular issue, or by organising an event that has improved Islanders’ quality of life.

NB: For the purpose of this award, a young person will be 11-25. All individuals within a group of young people must fit this age criteria. 

The winner will receive £500, a year’s free pass to all Foundation-related events, and the offer of a Guernsey Youth Commission mentor to assist in areas of interest to the winner.

Outstanding Individual Achievement

Sponsored by PwC

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 will receive a £2,000 prize.

Fundraising Team of the Year

Sponsored by Cazenove Capital

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 will receive a £2,000 prize.

Corporate Social Responsibility Award

Sponsored by RBC Wealth Management

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 years. 

The winner will receive a £2,000 prize.

Innovation Award

Sponsored by Specsavers

The Innovation Award recognises creative ways of working that will benefit the voluntary sector or our wider community. This could include partnership working between charities and the private or public sectors, and could be awarded to an individual or team. Recognition could extend to new projects; new or inventive ways of working or approaching problems that enable more effective delivery of services; filling gaps in provision; or operate outside of the normal remit of a charitable or community organisation.

The winner will receive a £2,000 prize.

As mentioned to find out more and nominate please visit

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Our next Volunteer Induction is on Monday 1st October at 630pm and for details

If you would like to help at one of our upcoming events or book a table at our Ball please give Michelle a call on 257261 or email [email protected]

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