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Family Fund shortlisted for Charity Governance Award

Family Fund has been shortlisted for the UK-wide Charity Governance Awards 2018. The shortlisting is in recognition of the establishment of Family Fund Business Services, which has raised £2.5 million to fund work supporting families raising disabled or seriously ill children.

Family Fund is in the running for the 'Embracing Opportunity and Harnessing Risk' award, with the winner being awarded a prize of £5,000.

Cheryl Ward, Group Chief Executive of Family Fund said, "We are delighted to be shortlisted for a UK Charity Governance Award within the Embracing Opportunity and Harnessing Risk category. Over the past four years Family Fund Business Services has worked in partnership with over 40 organisations such as local authorities, charities, housing associations and education establishments to provide support to their beneficiaries and deliver social value.

The strong governance, expertise and foresight of our Board of Trustees and Executive, alongside the commitment of the senior management team have established Family Fund Business Services as a highly successful trading subsidiary, providing around £2.5 million to support the charity's work with families raising disabled or seriously ill children over the last four years."

Read shortlist entry and view other nominations at the Charity Governance Awards website

Source: Family Fund