Excellence in Social Enterprise Awards 2014


Social Enterprise North West is pleased to announce the Excellence In Social Enterprise Awards 2014. Applications are now invited from social enterprises across Cheshire, Cumbria, Lancashire, Manchester and Merseyside.

The 9 categories include:

  • Large Social Enterprise
  • Small Social Enterprise
  • New Social Enterprise
  • Coop of the Year
  • Environmental Excellence
  • Excellence in Partnership
  • Employee of the year
  • Social Entrepreneur of the year
  • North West Social Enterprise of the year.

The application process is straight forward and in order for the judges to compare like for like, we ask that your nomination focuses on the one or two most significant achievements made by you, your social enterprise or the person you are nominating. You may, for example, have secured a new contract, shown a large increase in turnover or, in the face of economic cutbacks, diversified your income.

Applications must be received by 5pm on Friday, 14th February 2014 and the winners will be announced at an amazing ceremony at the Hilton Hotel, North Promenade in Blackpool on Friday 14th March 2014 at 7:30pm.

Category Guidance Notes

Applications must be relevant to activity in the last 12 to 18 months.  Please keep written submissions to 500 words with no supplementary documents and please include your web address, where applicable, in case the judges want to research further.

All information will remain confidential and the judges’ decision is final.

Download the application form here: SENW Awards Application Form 2014

Good luck!