Not-for-profit Organisation of the Year

Purpose of Competition

To recognise outstanding performance by a not-for-profit organisation in the North East.

Judging Criteria

  • Just how much have customers and partners influenced the decision and direction of the organisation?
  • Financial performance
  • Evidence of a culture of service innovation
  • Evidence of a strong culture behind the aims of the orgainsations
  • Benchmarking across the region and UK showing consistently high performance


The competition is not open to the category sponsors or Trinity Mirror North East publications.


All financial information will be treated in the strictest confidence, however will be shared with the panel of judges and its advisors, The Journal and The Gazette. Please provide enough relevant information to enable the assessors to form a clear picture of your achievements.

Please note, the Not-for-profit Organisation Award is presented at the nebusiness awards Grand Final which is held on 27th April 2017 at Hardwick Hall. We do not have this category at our 3 regional heats. The sponsors take all entries and shortlist down to 3, so with this category we could infact have 3 companies from the same region competing against each other at the Grand Final. The closing date for this category is  27th January 2017.

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