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Nominate Community Champions

Please make your nomination by midnight on October 29, 2017.

Anyone can make a nomination by downloading and completing this word icon Community Champions Entry Form 2017 [745kb]. You may use additional sheets of paper, but please ensure that you write the name of the nominee and award category on each extra sheet.

Completed nomination forms should be emailed to or posted to the address on the form by midnight on Sunday October 29th, 2017.

Visit the awards page for a full list of all the awards available for nomination.

You can pick up a nomination form from any library in Craven, or call 01756 700 600 to have one posted to your address.

If you would like the nomination form in a format that is better for you, such as in large print, braille, a different language or audio, please contact the Awards' administrator on 01756 700 600 or e-mail

Please read these notes before completing the nomination form.

You may send examples of the nominee's work. Whilst we will endeavour to return them to you, we cannot take responsibility for their safekeeping. If the examples of the nominee's work is available online, please specify the weblinks on the nomination form.

Groups must be made up of two or more people and must provide a specific benefit in a local area. The group may be a branch of, or affiliated to, a larger regional or national organisation, as long as the volunteers started and developed the initiative for the activity in Craven District, and the group's achievements go beyond what is expected of similar groups in the wider organisation's network.

Groups or individuals involved in fundraising activities are eligible for an award if their fundraising activity:

  •           involves volunteers
  •           focuses on creating or holding an event or local activity
  •           provides something that can be shown to benefit the local community

Each nomination is assessed against the award criteria by the Craven Community Champion Awards Panel. The decision of the Panel is final.

The number of awards available is strictly limited and therefore, however valuable their service, not all the people nominated can receive recognition.

It is normal for awards to be made to people who are still active in the category to which the nominations relates, although there is no bar on an award being made to someone who has recently retired/stood down.

All nominations for awards are treated in the strictest confidence.

We regret that it is not possible to enter into correspondence on the merits of a particular nomination, nor on its progress, whilst it is under consideration.

The Awards' administrator should be advised if there has been any important changes to the information supplied on the nomination form.