High Sheriff of Hertfordshire Awards 2021

Nominate a group now - nominations close on 2nd September

Awards for groups empowering young people, supporting them to develop leadership skills, and enabling them to volunteer in their community.

The annual High Sheriff Awards provide an opportunity to recognise and celebrate some of the voluntary organisations who are helping to make our county better.

The High Sheriff for 2021, Lionel Wallace DL, plans to use his year in office to highlight and encourage opportunities for young people to advance, be confident, committed and community minded.
The High Sheriff Awards will recognise and celebrate groups working across the following themes:
1. Empowering Young People to become today’s leaders
2. Supporting Young People to serve in unique or new areas of community life
3. Promoting Youth engagement in the Magistracy

Nominations are now closed.

Groups will be considered by the High Sheriff’s panel. Winners will be announced at the High Sheriff Awards evening on 10th March 2022 and will receive a cash prize.

Eligibility Criteria
HCF will carry out checks on all nominated groups to confirm they are eligible, so if you are unsure if your group meets these criteria you can still put them forward.

Eligible groups will be of charities, community and voluntary groups, social enterprises and not for profit organisations who:
  • Are based in Hertfordshire, or can show specifically how people in Hertfordshire benefit from their activities
  • Have a written constitution or set of rules
  • Are governed by a board of trustees/directors/management committee with a least 3 members

    Nominations can come from members of the public, beneficiaries, volunteers, or from organisations themselves.

    Winners will be announced at the High Sheriff Awards evening on 10th March 2022.
  • The High Sheriff of Hertfordshire invites nominations for his Awards

    The High Sheriff of Hertfordshire invites nominations for his Awards from 12 August 2021.


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