Guardian Charity Awards 2009 open for entries

first_img Howard Lake | 27 May 2009 | News Entries for the 17th annual Guardian Charity Awards are now open. The awards seek to recognise the importance of small to medium sized charities.Sponsored by Media Trust and the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), the awards are open to charities that have been operating for two or more years with an annual income of between £5,000 and £1million.The winning charities receive a cheque for £1,000, a new PC donated by Jigsaw Systems, a half-day consultancy support free of charge (including follow-up support for up to six months) courtesy of NCVO’s consultancy service, and a tailored package of media services from Media Trust. Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Guardian Charity Awards 2009 open for entries AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img David Brindle, Public Services Editor, The Guardian, said: “Smaller charities are often the backbone of their communities, keeping them engaged with pressing issues and acting as a vital support mechanism. The Charity Awards celebrate the achievements, resourcefulness and courage of hard working organisations that are often overlooked.”The closing date for entries is the July 31 and winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in December.www.guardian.co.uk/charityawards  19 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Awardslast_img read more