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List of UK Third Sector Awards and Charity Awards

This is the world’s best list of UK Third Sector Awards and UK Charity Awards. It includes all the most credible Not-For-Profit Awards such as The Charity Awards, The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, The Global Good Awards, The Charity Times Awards, The Business Charity Awards, Third Sector Awards, Weston Charity Awards and The Centre for Social Justice Awards among many others.

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Please note: the “~” symbol means that the date is based on the previous year’s awards programme or is an estimate based on the information available.
We can’t guarantee 100% accuracy (we try our best!) so always visit the individual awards’ websites for the latest information.
Award nameDeadline DateAwarding DateIndustryRegion
The Diana Award12th Mar12th AugThird SectorUK
Fundraisers: The New Generation ~1st Apr~22nd MayThird SectorUK
Lighting the Fire - The Leap Annual Excellence Awards~1st Apr~23rd MayThird SectorUK
The Sheila McKechnie Foundation National Campaigner Awards~3rd Apr13th MayThird SectorUK
FSI Small Charity Big Impact Awards~3rd Apr~21st JunThird SectorUK
The Charity Awards~7th Apr~11th JunThird SectorUK
The Trade Association Forum Best Practice Awards~9th Apr~14th JulThird SectorUK
National Fundraising Awards ~20th Apr~3rd JulThird SectorUK
PR Daily's Nonprofit PR Awards23rd Apr~30th JunThird SectorInternational
The Global Good Awards
An all-inclusive social & environmental sustainability awards - run sustainably & open to all global organisations large and small. Virtual only for 2021.
23rd Apr~16th JunThird SectorInternational
Charity Retail Awards~24th Apr~30th JunThird SectorUK
Charity Today Awards~28th Apr~5th SepThird SectorUK
Third Sector Awards~14th May~7th OctThird SectorUK
Third Sector Digital Awards~28th May~25th JunThird SectorUK
The Charity Times Awards~8th Jun~3rd SepThird SectorUK
International Association Awards30th Jun7th OctThird SectorInternational
The Just Giving Awards ~30th Jun~20th NovThird SectorInternational
Groundwork Community Awards~30th Jun~21st NovThird SectorUK
Stephen Lloyd Awards ~16th Sep~26th JunThird SectorUK
The Queen's Award For Voluntary Service~25th Sep~2nd JunThird SectorUK
Charity Virtual Event Awards~27th Sep~27th OctThird SectorUK
UK Association Awards~29th Sep~18th DecThird SectorUK
DSC Social Change Awards~30th Sep~22nd JanThird SectorUK
The Bond International Development Awards~10th Oct~23rd MarThird SectorInternational
Centre for Social Justice Awards~11th Oct~5th MarThird SectorUK
Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity ~31st Oct~24th AprThird SectorInternational
Amazing Women Awards~18th Dec27th MarThird SectorInternational
Weston Charity Awards8th Jan~10th OctThird SectorUK
DoGooder Video Awards~16th Jan~15th MarThird SectorInternational
The Charity Governance Awards25th Jan~21st MayThird SectorUK

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