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The Charity Impact Awards (organised by B1G1, a global giving initiative) aims to recognise high impact charity organisations that contribute significantly back to society. This is your opportunity to tell us your story. Let us know how you have solved social and environmental problems, and made a real difference!

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ANNOUNCING THE AWARD WINNERS

WHO CAN APPLY?

You are eligible to apply as long as your organisation:

  • Holds a valid registration as a charity in any country (documentation shall be submitted with the organisation’s entry)
  • Can document that you provide charitable benefits to at least 100 individuals per year; and
  • Can document that at least 60% of your annual funding is expended on program costs, rather than administration or fundraising
  • Is not an existing B1G1 Worthy Cause Partner

Read the full Terms and Conditions of application for more information.

AWARD CATEGORIES

Each applicant can apply for up to TWO categories. The Awards Committee reserves the right to assign the organisation to the best suited category out of the two. If you are not sure which category your organisation belongs to, you can refer to the Sustainable Development Goals linked to each category.

 NO POVERTY   

Projects/activities targeted at reducing poverty by providing food, shelter, social protection.

 

EDUCATION

Projects/ activities targeted at increasing completion rate of education by providing uniforms, educational tools, scholarships and improving facilities.

    HEALTH    

Projects/activities targeted at improving health by providing access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene, as well as healthcare services.

 

   HUMAN RIGHTS &

     CAPACITY BUILDING 

Projects/ activities targeted at ensuring equality, peace and justice, and improving living conditions by providing skills training and infrastructure.

 

   ENVIRONMENT &

         WILDLIFE CONSERVATION   

Projects/activities targeted at protecting the environment, ocean and wildlife.

WHY APPLY?

One winner will be selected per category.

Each winner will receive the following prizes.

CONSULTATION SERVICES 

Various consultation services (e.g. Coaching, Strategic Planning, Team Development and more) that will be extremely helpful in improving organisational operations. 

$1000 CASH CONTRIBUTION

This can be used support your high-impact activities. Some of the winners and nominees may also gain a chance to raise extra support from the B1G1 Community.*

OPPORTUNITY TO INCREASE AWARENESS

This would be a great chance for organisation to increase their network beyond their current areas of operation since the award is held across borders.

*This award is hosted by B1G1 – a global giving initiative. Participating organisations may be offered to join as B1G1 Worthy Causes and receive on-going contributions from B1G1 Business For Good members.

JUDGING CRITERIA

STORY

Inspiring, well-defined and unique

social objectives and description

IMPACT

Effective use of funding and resources

to create high impact contributions to the society

STRATEGIC PLAN

Developing and following a detailed

and sustainable project plan

COMMUNICATION

The level in which volunteers, staff, donors and beneficiaries can find out and understand the progress of your activities through various communication platforms.

PANEL OF JUDGES

 

Our independent judging panel comprises global professional representatives who are recognised experts in their fields. They bring expertise and experience to the panel to ensure the objective selection of the best organisations based on a structured judging framework.

PAUL PETRUCCELLI

Former VP & Chief Counsel, Kraft Food Asia PaciFIc

 

Paul has volunteered with B1G1 since 2010, and is currently Vice-President of the B1G1 Giving Society. In addition to a 13-year stint at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, he served as VP & Chief Counsel-Asia Pacific for Kraft Foods. A seasoned business lawyer with 20 years of in-house experience at one of the world’s largest food companies, he is a graduate of the University of Maryland, and received his law degree from the Rutgers School of Law, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of its Law Journal.

 

RUSS STODDARD

Founder and President, Oliver Russell

 

Russ is the founder and president of Oliver Russell, a public benefit corporation in Boise, Idaho, that builds brands for purpose-driven companies. He is author of a new book on social enterprise, “Rise Up-How to Build a Socially Conscious Company.” (Available September 2017) He is passionate about social justice and human rights.

 

YVES DACCORD

DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF THE RED CROSS (ICRC)

 

Yves is Director-General of the ICRC in Geneva, a post he has held since 2010. A former journalist, TV producer and international relations expert, his ICRC career has spanned more than two decades in a variety of posts and challenging contexts – including Israel and the Occupied Territories, Sudan, Yemen, Chechnya and Georgia. Prior to his appointment as Director-General, he held the posts of Head of Communication Division and Director of Communications. He assumes the chair of Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response (SCHR) since January 2015 and since July 2016 he is member of the Board of Trustees of the Overseas Development Institute (ODI).

 

OUR PROUD SPONSORS

Please contact giving@b1g1.com if you are interested in further sponsoring the Charity Impact Awards.

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