Award Type 1
Annual Report/Director’s Report & Financial Statements
Award Type 2
Best Governance Improvement Initiative
Category 1: for volunteer only and organisations with an annual turnover of less than €50,000
NiteLine used the process of applying for charity status as an opportunity to critically review their governance structures. They engaged an external advisory board and implemented a number of changes as a result of this review, including implementing robust financial policies.
Category 2: for volunteer only and organisations with an annual turnover of between €50,000 and €250,000
Proudly Made in Africa
Proudly Made in Africa pursued a number of projects to improve their governance including adopting Charity SORP and designing a 5 Year Strategic Plan.
Category 3: for organisations with an annual turnover of between €250,000 and €1 million.
The Board of Canoeing Ireland launched an integrated and interactive strategy for cultural change to rebuild trust with stakeholders.
Category 4: for organisations with an annual turnover of between €1 million and €5 million.
The Jack and Jill Childrens’ Foundation
The organisation was forced to their operating and revenue model in response to Covid – 19.
Category 5: for organisations with an annual turnover of between €5 million and €15 million
The judges did not feel any of the entries in category 5 met the required standards. There was no winner in category 5.
Category 6: for organisations with an annual turnover of over €15 million.
Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
Royal College of Physicians of Ireland undertook a 3 year process to improve their governance in line with advice they received from external consultants.