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6 July 2022

Movement for Good Awards Accepting Nominations for September Draw

Charities across the UK have another opportunity to win £1,000 grant from this year’s £1 million funding pot.

The Movement for Good Awards is an annual platform for giving, set up by all the businesses that make up the Benefact Group as a way to make a ‘tangible difference’ to the lives of the people and communities they serve.

For the past three years, Ecclesiastical Insurance, part of the Benefact Group, has run the Movement for Good Awards programme, giving away £3 million to great causes.

Anyone can nominate a registered charity, not-for-profit organisation, or community interest company in the UK, Republic of Ireland, Channel Islands or the Isle of Man to be placed in a national draw.

The entries will be automatically entered into a draw. The first draw took place on 30 May 2022.

There are two more chances to win £1,000 in 2022:

  • The second draw will take place on 12 September, and the 250 draw winners will be announced from 19 to 30 September.
  • The third draw will take place In December, 120 draw winners will be announced every weekday between 1 December and 16 December 2022.

To be eligible, a charity must:

  • Have been in existence for at least six months.
  • Be a not-for-profit organisation.
  • Have satisfied the due diligence process requirements of the Promoter.
  • Be registered with one of the following:
    • the Charity Commission for England and Wales.
    • the Jersey Charity Commissioner or the Guernsey Registry as applicable in respect of the Channel Islands, or the Central Registry in respect of the Isle of Man.
    • the Charity Commission in Northern Ireland.
    • the Charities Regulator for the Republic of Ireland
    • the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator.
  • Not discriminate unlawfully in any way.
  • Not support any specific political party or affiliated groups.
  • Not relate to any controversial subject matter that is contrary to the values and expectations of the Benefact Group.

Nominations will fall under the following charity types:

  • Animals and wildlife
  • Church
  • Community
  • Disability
  • Education and Skills
  • Environment and climate
  • Health
  • Poverty
  • Heritage arts

The closing date and time for submitting a Nomination Form for each draw is 23:59 the day before each draw.

The deadline for the September draw is 23:59 on 11 September 2022.

The final deadline for all nominations for 2022 is 23:59 on 15 December 2022.

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