Sports charity launches £3.38m lottery-funded communities scheme
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Sports charity launches £3.38m lottery-funded communities scheme

26 Jun 2013 | Jonathan Last

National sports charity StreetGames has been granted £3.38m of
National Lottery funding to establish 307 new clubs that aim to bring
sport to deprived communities.

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Charity Awards 2013 - What it takes to be a winner

The Charity Awards 2013 ceremony took place on 13 June in recognition of the outstanding work undertaken throughout the sector. We spoke with some of the winners and personalities attending to find out what it takes to be a Charity Awards winner.

David Carrington, winner of the Outstanding Achievement award at the Charity Awards 2013

Voluntary sector consultant and adviser David Carrington has been honoured with the Outstanding Achievement Award at this year’s Charity Awards gala dinner.


John Low, CAF; David Townsend and Linda Jonsson, Peas; Nick Hurd, minister for civil society

A charity that has built 22 secondary schools in Uganda and Zambia and educated over 8,000 youngsters so far since 2008, has taken the top prize at the Charity Awards 2013.


How the Halo Trust won Overall Winner of the Charity Awards 2012

To whet the appetite of prospective entrants, we look here at the work of the Halo Trust, Overall Winner of The Charity Awards 2012, and how it performed against all ten Hallmarks of Excellence. 

Nick Hurd, minster for civil society and Emma-Jane Cross, chief executive of Beatbullying

Beatbullying has been awarded £1.3m from the Cabinet Office’s Social Action Fund to expand its services by setting up a new social action organisation.

Sue Gwaspari, director of part-time volunteering, CSV

In 2010 CSV’s Volunteers in Child Protection project won the Overall Award at the Charity Awards. Sue Gwaspari, CSV’s director of part-time volunteering, outlines the impact that winning the Award has had on the organisation and the people it helps.


CSV's Sue Gwaspari collects the charity's Overall Winner award at 2010 Charity Awards gala dinner

Winning the Overall Award at the Charity Awards last year has helped CSV to increase by nearly five times the number of families helped by its winning Volunteers in Child Protection programme.


Mencap's Getting It Right report

Mencap has been named the overall winner at this year’s Charity Awards for a campaign which highlighted the NHS’s poor treatment of patients with learning disabilities and helped to change working practices.

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Sports charity launches £3.38m lottery-funded communities scheme

National sports charity StreetGames has been granted £3.38m of National Lottery funding to establish...

John Low, CAF; David Townsend and Linda Jonsson, Peas; Nick Hurd, minister for civil society

A charity that has built 22 secondary schools in Uganda and Zambia and educated over 8,000 youngsters...

David Carrington, winner of the Outstanding Achievement award at the Charity Awards 2013

Voluntary sector consultant and adviser David Carrington has been honoured with the Outstanding Achievement...