The Big Society is about moving power away from central government and
giving it to local communities and individuals. The Big Society Award
has been created to recognise individuals, groups or organisations
that are demonstrating the Big Society in their work or activities.
Make a nomination
The award focuses upon three specific areas:
- Promoting social action – people being, and being encouraged to be, be more involved in their communities through giving time, money and other resources.
- Empowering communities – local people taking control of how things are done in their area and being helped to do this by local government and others.
- Opening up public services – public sector organisations and individuals demonstrating innovative ways of delivering public services and charities, social enterprises and private companies showing new ways of delivering public services.
Anyone can make a nomination for an individual or group to be
recognised with an award. Just fill out the nomination form and submit
to the email address supplied.
You may wish to read the nomination guidance notes before completing the form.
Big Society Awards – nomination form guidance notes