Voscur’s vision is “A strong and empowered sector in charge of its own destiny; well-resourced, sustainable and focussed on the success of an aspirational city that works collaboratively to address the needs of all individuals and communities.”

This year’s Voscurs 'Bristol’s Social Impact Awards' clearly reflect this vision and, most importantly, the individual people and organisations that help to make it a reality.

2018 categories:
1) The Batook Pandya Award for Inclusion*
2) Community Leadership Award
3) Community Enterprise Award
4) Evidence and Impact Award*
5) The Partnership Award*
6) Fit for the Future Award

*These awards will be decided by a panel of judges.

The closing date for nominations is 5pm on Thursday 20 December 2018.

Winners:
Winners will be announced at our awards ceremony in January - details to be confirmed shortly.

Terms and Conditions
Click here for full terms and conditions.

1) The Batook Pandya Award for Inclusion*
This award, in memory of Batook Pandya MBE, director of SARI, is for an organisation or group that recognises, promotes and celebrates diversity and inclusion.
Please tell us:
1) Who the organisation is and what they do
2) How they have bought people from different communities together
3) How they have developed their good practice to celebrate diversity and ensure inclusion.
>>Click here to make your nomination

2) Community Leadership Award
This award is for an individual who has made a difference in their city through volunteering, campaigning or leading others to make an outstanding contribution to VCSE aims or projects in Bristol.
Please tell us:
1) Who the person is
2) About their volunteering, campaigning or other leadership work
3) The impact of this person on their neighbourhood or the city
>>Click here to make your nomination

3) Community Enterprise Award
This award is for a community enterprise that has a clear vision, excellence in impact, and that has demonstrated and promoted social enterprise to the social economy in Bristol. 
Please tell us: 
1) Who this enterprise is
2) How it used its assets and expertise to work towards financial independence
3) What other organisations can learn from it about increasing their own earned income
>>Click here to make your nomination

4) Evidence and Impact Award*
This award is for an organisation that has used open data, public information, evidence or research to increase the impact of their services (e.g. by improved focusing/targeting) and/or demonstrate the value of their work (e.g. by evidencing the social value they deliver).
Please tell us: 
1) Who the organisation is
2) About the open data, public information, evidence or research that they created or used
3) How this increased the impact of their service delivery and/or the quality of their reporting
>>Click here to make your nomination

5) The Partnership Award*
Community organisations are often encouraged to work together. This award recognises excellence in partnership working and celebrates collaborative leadership in the sector.
Please tell us: 
1) Which organisations were part of the partnership
2) What made the partnership or collaboration come together
3) How working together has resulted in greater impact for people, place or communities
4) What the partnership has learned
>>Click here to make your nomination

6) Fit for the Future Award
This award is for an organisation or group that has taken action to strengthen their resilience and increase adaptability to respond to new opportunities and emerging needs.
Please tell us: 
1) Who the organisation is
2) How it has either a) learned from previous challenges to become stronger or b) identified changing public demands and adapted to address these demands more effectively.
3) How the organisation is now better placed to respond to future challenges
>>Click here to make your nomination

Click here to see photos of last year's winners.

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