ACO 2022 Annual Awards – Call for Nominations

We are delighted to announce the launch of nominations for the 2022 ACO Annual Awards, celebrating the achievements of ACO benevolent and grant-making charities over the last year.

Award winners will be announced at the forthcoming ACO Annual Conference 2022 on Thursday 22 September. 

We would like to invite nominations for the following categories:

  • Charity of the Year (with an annual income of less than £1m)
  • Charity of the Year (with an annual income between £1m – £5m)
  • Charity of the Year (with an annual income between £5m+)
  • Outstanding Achievement Award (to recognise the contribution of an individual within the sector over an extended period)
  • Campaign of the Year (reflecting a specific campaign/lobbying activity)
  • Collaboration of the Year (with either charity or commercial partners)
  • Digital Transformation

Nominations must be for a current ACO member and reflect the period Nov 21 onwards.

If you would like to nominate your organisation/a separate charity or individual, please respond with brief supporting detail (300 words max) to

The closing date for nominations is Friday 2 September.

With thanks to our awards sponsor Rightsteps