Welcome to the 2019/20 Kent Charity Awards

By completing and submitting this form you will be entering your organisation into this year’s awards.  The deadline for entries is Thursday 2nd April 2020.  The Gala Evening will take place on 25 June at the The Kent Event Centre, Maidstone.

All entry forms will be viewed by our judging panel so we urge you to spend extra time on completing this form.  Really demonstrate how good your organisation is, tell us about your team, about your ideas and also let us know if you collaborate with other charities.  You need to get the judges attention so do use the maximum word count if necessary and also think of ways to gain their interest. You can always upload additional information if you wish.

Each entry will be mentioned in the KM Group newspapers, we will write a short profile on your entry and submit this together with an image of your organisation.  Please can you send the high res image to info@kentcharityawards.com

If you have any queries regarding the entry form or about the awards, please do not hesitate to contact us at: info@kentcharityawards.comon 01622 239303.

For your information, you can also vote for your favourite trustee or volunteer who you feel should be crowned Trustee of the Year and Volunteer of the Year.  There is a separate entry form for these awards which can be found here. 

NB: We would recommend you prepare your entry in a separate document first and then complete the entry form online, this way should there be a technical failure you will at least have a copy of your entry.  If you have not heard from us before 20 March 2020 confirming receipt of your entry, we would be grateful if you could get in touch with us on 01622 239303 or email info@kentcharityawards.com 

Kent Charity Awards 2019/20

Entry form for Charities
  • The Kent Charity Award Categories

    Below you will find eight different categories. Please put a cross in the relevant boxes - you can tick more than one box if you wish. If you are not sure what category your charity comes under you please get in touch with us on 01622 239303
  • This category is for charities that look after or support children
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  • New for 2019-20 is Disability and Mental Health Charity of the Year. There are many charities in Kent who work within the disabled and mental health sectors. These charities work tirelessly helping to improve the lives of people with disabilities and mental health issues, providing clinical care, support or funding research into possible cures or improved mental wellbeing for everyone.
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  • This category includes animal, environment and wildlife.
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  • This category is for charities that provide essential care and support to individuals in Kent.
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  • This category is for charities working in the community. You can also submit a local community project, however, you would still need to be a registered charity to enter.
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  • It's a big commitment setting up a charity and we would like to recognise the hard work involved and the impact that it is having on a local/national level. This is the ideal category If you are a charity that has been established between 1-3 years.
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  • New for this year is the Large Charity of the Year and we are looking for charities whose income exceeds £5 million a year.
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  • This category is for charities that are highly dependent on volunteers
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  • Charities often make the most of social media. There are so many channels avalable now for promoting your message and attracting new supporters. Many charities also consider creating apps to further publicise their work and the impact their charity is having and apps can also be another method of bringing in vital funds.
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  • If you cannot find a category that best fits your charity, please tick this 'Other' box. We will then be back in touch with you regarding which category we think your entry would fit.
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