Insurer launches annual £1m funding giveaway to charities

Ecclesiastical Insurance Group has launched its £1m Movement for Good award scheme.

This will see 500 charities receive £1,000 each during the first round of funding. A second phases will launch later this summer.

The scheme involves public nomination for the funding. Last year more than 250,000 people nominated a charity.



Nominations are open until 13 June and winners will be drawn at random from nominations. “The more times a charity is nominated the more chance it has of being selected,” said the insurer.

Ecclesiastical Insurance Group chief executive Mark Hews said: “We’re delighted to announce the launch of Ecclesiastical’s Movement for Good awards for the third year running.

“Our Movement for Good awards will continue to help charities at a time when they need it most and we know that for many charities, £1,000 can make a real difference.

“We were thrilled to receive so many nominations from the public last year and this year we are encouraging even more people to nominate a good cause.”

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