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Winners 2016

Charity of the Year: with an income of less than £1 million
WINNER: Tyne Gateway Trust
"Impressive organisation with a laser focus on service users."

Charity of the Year: with an income of £1 million - £10 million
WINNER: Bowel Cancer UK
"Making a big impact, and with clear goals for achieving change into the future."

Highly commended: SignHealth

Charity of the Year: with an income of more than £10 million
WINNER: Refuge
"A dedicated focus on beneficiaries despite a very difficult funding environment."

Best New Charity
WINNER: The Tutor Trust
"An innovative approach to supporting educational advancement where it is needed most."

Change Project of the Year
WINNER: Parkinson's UK
"Impressive organisational transformation, driven by user voice and based on strong values."

Rising CEO Star
WINNER: Anna Smee, UK Youth
"A great role model in the sector who led a strong recovery for a charity in a difficult position."

Highly commended: Ruth Hunt, Stonewall

Fundraising Team of the Year: with an income under £5 million
WINNER: Community Foundation for Calderdale
"A hugely successful campaign that engaged the community."

Fundraising Team of the Year: with an income over £5 million
WINNER: The Grand Appeal
"A sophisticated and carefully planned campaign using technology to its best effect."

Charity Principal of the Year
WINNER: Dr Beverley Jacobson, Kisharon
"For leading a remarkable year turnaround with direction and delivery."

Campaigning Team of the Year
WINNER: Diabetes UK
"Incredibly creative and powerful messages and good use of national and local campaigning techniques, achieving immediate impact."

Best Use of the Web
WINNER: Shelter
"...producing engaging content in a successful campaign that has delivered real change."

PR Team of the Year: with an income under £10 million
WINNER: Muscular Dystrophy UK
"Phenomenal output across all PR disciplines from a small team. These guys deserve a medal."

PR Team of the Year: with an income over £10 million
WINNER: The National Autistic Society
"A solid three year campaign that listened to the community."

International Charity
"Clear evidence of impact, scalability and commitment to working through others."

HR Management Award
WINNER: St Cuthbert's Hospice
"Investment in management development and clear internal communications make this entry stand out."

Financial Management Award
WINNER: Career Connect
"A bright example of collaboration in finance across the charity sector."

Social Investment Initiative
WINNER: Social Business Trust
"This is an excellent example of how social investment is not just about the money."

Community Award
WINNER: For Jimmy
"A grass roots organisation tackling a very serious problem."
Highly commended: Newham All Star Sports Academy

Fundraising Technology Award
WINNER: Cancer Research UK
"Leading the sector with both technology and the thinking behind it."
Highly commended: The Grand Appeal

Excellence in Internal Communications
WINNER: Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability
"Creativity and innovation while still covering all the traditional bases."

Corporate Community Local Involvement
WINNER: Community Links & BNY Mellon
"A strong 10 year partnership that reaches all levels of the organisations."

Corporate National Partnership Champion
WINNER: Missing People & Outsmart
"A partnership leveraging the strength of both parties to do vital work."

Corporate National Partnership of the Year with a Retailer
WINNER: Oxfam & Waterstones
"A highly effective approach to mobilising support to deliver on the charity’s crucial work."

Corporate National Partnership of the Year with a Financial Institution
WINNER: Place2Be & Bank of America Merrill Lynch
"This partnership is an example of excellence in charity-corporate collaboration. Smashing fundraising targets and raising awareness."

Highly commended: The Prince's Trust & Natwest

Cross-sector Partnership of the Year
WINNER: The Scout Association, Canal & River Trust, Alzheimer’s Society, Leonard Cheshire Disability, Guide Dogs, Mind & Water Aid
"An excellent and inspiring example of cross-agency partnership."

Corporate Social Responsibility Project of the Year
WINNER: Samaritans, Network Rail, British Transport Police & Rail Industry Suicide Stakeholder Group
"An impressive example of a charity and a corporate building on their expertise to achieve shared objectives."

Best Use of Technology
WINNER: Autism East Midlands
"Great imagination, implementation and most importantly effectiveness."

Investment Management
Rathbone Investment Management
"Impressive growth, genuine commitment to ethics, and performance."

Boutique Investment Management
WINNER: Standard Life Wealth
"impressive systems and involvement in the sector."

Advisory Provider of the Year
WINNER: Bates Wells Braithwaite
"An impressive commitment to the sector, both through providing free support and continuing to expand and adapt its offering."

Outstanding Individual Achievement
WINNER: Tony Elischer

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