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Berkeley Foundation Awards 2019

Wednesday 24 April, 9.00am - 11.00am
Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4QH

The Foundation Awards will recognise the outstanding contributions made by staff, businesses and contractors to the Berkeley Foundation.

We want to celebrate the sky-divers, cake-bakers, marathon-runners, organisers, donors, volunteers and champions who make our work possible.

You can nominate yourself or a colleague, and entry guidelines can be found here.

Entries are open from 11 February - 10 March 2019.

All entries should be submitted as a 500 word statement, in Word or PDF format. Please send your entries to awards@berkeleyfoundation.org.uk


Categories

Best Individual Commitment to Fundraising

We are looking for a person who has shown outstanding commitment to fundraising in the last year, by initiating or taking part in one or more activities in support of the Foundation or our charity partners. This award is more about the individual's commitment than the amount raised (although this should be included in the entry). You can enter yourself or nominate a colleague.

Best Business Commitment to Fundraising

This will be awarded to a Berkeley Group Operating Company that has shown an outstanding commitment to fundraising for the Foundation or our partner charities in the last year, by encouraging participation from its staff. The award is more about the activities and participation than the amount raised (although this should be included in the entry). No more than one entry should be submitted per Operating Company.

Best Individual Commitment to Volunteering

This award will recognise someone who has shown outstanding commitment to volunteering in support of the Berkeley Foundation or one of our partner charities in the last year, and made a real difference to the charity or its beneficiaries. You can enter yourself or nominate a colleague.

Best Business Commitment to Volunteering

We are looking for a Berkeley Group Operating Company that has shown real commitment to engaging its staff in volunteering during the last year. The company may have initiated a new volunteering initiative, or taken an existing initiative to a new level. Entries should describe how the activities made a difference to the charity partner or its beneficiaries. No more than one entry should be submitted per Operating Company.

Most Impactful Charity Partnership

This category will award a Berkeley business who has built an outstanding partnership with a charity. The entry should demonstrate the aims and objectives, activities and impact of the partnership, including measurable results. Entries should include a quote from the partner charity. No more than one entry should be submitted per Operating Company.

Supply Chain Contribution to the Foundation  

We are looking to recognise a sub-contractor, consultant, agent or other Berkeley Group supply chain company that has gone the extra mile when taking part in Foundation-related activities in the last year. The entry should explain how the company has contributed to the Foundation's work overall, or to a particular charity partnership or fundraising event. Companies can enter themselves or be nominated by a Berkeley staff member.

Most Inspiring Berkeley Foundation Representative

This award will recognise a Berkeley Foundation Rep who has really gone above and beyond in their commitment to the role. They might have inspired an entire office to get involved in charitable activities, or established a hugely successful charity partnership. You can enter yourself or nominate a colleague, as long as they are one of the Foundation Reps. 

The Innovation Award

This award will recognise a new and innovative charity event, initiative, or fundraising campaign that has delivered fantastic impact for a charity partner or partners.

Outstanding Contribution to the Berkeley Foundation

This awards is for an individual who has done something amazing for the Foundation. They could have taken part consistently over a long-term period, or completed an astonishing one-off achievement. You can enter yourself or nominate a colleague.

Payroll Giving Award - This award is not open for entries.

This will be awarded to the business with the highest percentage of staff signed up to Give As You Earn.

Judges' Award for the overall winner - This award is not open for entries.

Our judges will chose from the individual category winners, and select one individual or company that stands out above the rest.


How to Enter

Entries are open from 11 February - 10 March 2019.

All entries should be submitted as a 500 word statement, in Word or PDF format.
Please send your entries to awards@berkeleyfoundation.org.uk