Are you thinking about entering the Awards this year? Our judges have offered their advice and top tips for putting together a great entry!
It's free to enter, good luck!
General rules and criteria:
- Entries are open to all charities working within the UK. All campaigns must have been carried out in 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 entries must relate to fundraising activity or campaigns which took place between 1st January 2016 and 31st December 2016
- All submissions must be made online, by 5pm on Friday 24th March 2017. Late entries will not be accepted and deadline extensions will not be granted under any circumstances
- All supporting materials must also be submitted digitally and no hard copy materials will be accepted
- Organisations may submit multiple entries for each category, but separate campaigns must be submitted as separate entries
- When you enter, 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 entry 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
- The judges’ decision is final.
Why Enter the National Fundraising Awards?
- To raise your profile as an award-winning charity or fundraising individual
- To showcase the outstanding work carried out by your organisation over the past 12 months
- To stand out from the competition
- To boost morale throughout your organisation
- To reward outstanding individuals and motivate the team
- To celebrate excellence
- An opportunity to network
- To leverage your marketing by gaining fantastic PR opportunities and extend your organisation’s reach beyond your current audiences
- To demonstrate to your supporters that you are making the best of charity funds and achieving outstanding ROI
- To attract new talented individuals