Good Governance Awards will Promote Public Trust in the Nonprofit Sector
Applications to Carmichael's Good Governance Awards 2021 officially open today (1 June).
Now in its sixth year, the Good Governance Awards recognise and encourage adherence to good governance by non-profit organisations in Ireland. Previous awardees include Concern, Laura Lynn, BeLong To and the Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation.
The 2021 Good Governance Awards are open for entries until 14 September.
Commenting today, Diarmaid Ó Corrbuí, CEO of Carmichael, said: “Public trust in the non-profit sector is essential for its sustainability. The Good Governance Awards showcase the policies and procedures non-profits have adopted to ensure we operate effectively and transparently as a sector. We look forward to opening applications for this year’s awards.”
The awards are separated in several categories, targeting organisations of various sizes.
Any Irish-based non-profit organisation which publishes an annual report is welcome to enter the awards. This includes Companies Limited by Guarantee, Registered Charities, Unincorporated bodies, Social Enterprises and Sports Organisations.
This year there will be 7 categories. These are:
- Category 1: for volunteer only and organisations with an annual turnover of less than €50,000
- Category 2: for volunteer only and organisations with an annual turnover of between €50,000 and €250,000
- Category 3: for organisations with an annual turnover of between €250,000 and €1 million
- Category 4: for organisations with an annual turnover of between €1 million and €5 million
- Category 5: for organisations with an annual turnover of between €5 million and €15 million
- Category 6: for organisations with an annual turnover of between €15 million and €50 million
- Category 7: for organisations with an annual turnover of over €50 million.
Click the button below for details on the entry criteria and categories; the judging panel; guidance on how to enter; and other resources such as annual report templates.