MindOut has been shortlisted for the UK-wide Charity Governance Awards 2018 it was announced this week.
It is in the running for the Board Diversity and Inclusivity award and the prize of a £5,000 unrestricted grant. MindOut is one of 20 charities from across the UK that complete the full shortlist.
MindOut joins a shortlist of charities representing a diverse range of activities which include mental health care, family support, overseas aid, community sports programmes, and post-natal care. A 20-strong judging panel have shortlisted the entries and will select a winner in each of the seven categories. The winners will be announced at the official awards reception at the historic Clothworkers Hall in London on 24th May 2018.
We are delighted to be shortlisted for a Governance Award for the second year running! Our Trustee Board has worked really hard this year and developed and grown, I am so pleased we have national recognition for their work.
Helen Jones, MindOut CEO
The Awards are organised by The Clothworkers’ Company. Michael Howell, Chair of their Trusteeship Committee, said-
“Congratulations to all these successful shortlisted candidates. Once again, our nominees prove that there is exceptional work going on behind the scenes in the third sector. The Charity Governance Awards are now in their third year and it is fantastic to see both a higher number of entries overall, and a higher entry standard for those who have reached this shortlist.
“Raising the bar in charity governance is the ambition of these awards. We should all learn lessons and be inspired by these nominees. We are also delighted to recognise talented, innovative and hard-working trustees and their colleagues – staff and volunteers.”
For more information visit www.charitygovernanceawards.co.uk. You can follow the awards on Twitter using #charitygov18. Winners will be announced on the website following the event.