Charity of the Year

This award is open to all registered charities who have achieved business success but whose primary aims are non-profit making.

Judges will want to see clear evidence of commercial awareness and innovative strategies that complement the altruistic aims of the organisation.

Profitability will be a factor, as will measurable success in achieving its goals and in building strong links to businesses and the local community.


  1. Outline the development and growth of your business, briefly detailing its products/services, its markets/customers.
  2. Give evidence to show the success of the business, including details of financial growth and stability
  3. Demonstrate how strategies have identified opportunities for growth and how innovations have accessed new markets, developed new products or services or increased profitability.