The Winifred Tumim Memorial Prize for best practice in charity governance has been established by NCVO in honour of the work done by Lady Winifred Tumim, chair of NCVO from 1996-2001, to improve the quality of charity governance.
All shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend the NCVO/BWB Trustee Conference on Tuesday 14 November 2017 free of charge where the winners will be announced at the evening drinks reception.
- Be able to demonstrate, through the application process, how they have improved the effectiveness of their governance and delivered greater public benefit as a charity in line with the new good governance code
- Be a charity based in England (even if your organisation operates across the UK, your headquarters must be based in England)
- Cover work carried out since April 2016
Entries are welcome from charities of any size and decisions will be made based on their achievements irrespective of the resources expended. The judges will assess all entries received and will use the Code as a framework for their decision making.
- 1st prize – £1,000
- 2nd prize – a free place at the NCVO Annual Conference 2018 or on one of NCVO’s governance training days
- 3rd prize – a copy of NCVO’s Good Trustee Guide, its companion publication Good Governance: A practical guide for trustees, chairs and CEOs, a copy of the Charity Handbook, and a copy of the Charity Checklists
To enter, complete the application form by Friday 8 September 2017.
If you have any queries on the prize, email NCVO or phone 020 7520 3153.
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