Chance for Childhood won the Collaboration Award last year

Collaboration Award

The Collaboration Award recognises the importance of effective relationships and collaborations within and across disciplines to tackle difficult issues.

We are experiencing a move from traditional NGO/donor links and "aid chains" to relationships that cut across sectors and disciplines. This award focuses on emerging collaborations to highlight what is working and what is possible. We're looking for successful projects that demonstrate effective and sustaiable collaborations.

Are you collaborating?

If your organisation has successfully worked in partnership on a project with an unusual mix of organisations and individuals – for instance, local entrepreneurs, governments, funders, the private sector, consultants, academics, researchers – we want to hear from you.

A successful collaboration could mean you've overcome particular obstacles, used technology creatively, or found new ways to collaborate across geographical boundaries. You may have had to compromise or take calculated risks with new collaborations that hadn't been tried before.

Judging criteria

Entries will be judged on the following criteria:

  • The narrative - how compellingly you explain your project
  • The currency - how you interpret and respond to current global challenges
  • The reach - who and how many people were affected and how you measured this
  • The impact - what is the likelihood of impact and sustainability
  • The success - what made this collaboration successful

How to enter

Deadline for entries: 5pm on 13 October 2017. There are two stages to the application.

  1. Complete the entry submission form (link below). Here you can provide information about the entry and explain why you think you should win. 
  2. Submit either a short video (maximum 2 minutes and ideally in .avi or .mp4 format) or up to five images to accompany your submission. Please email this to awards@bond.org.uk

The video or images don’t need to be sent at the same time as the form, but both parts of the application need to have been received by 13 October. Your entry will not be considered if we do not have both parts of the application.

Please note: you have to be a Bond member to enter, however your collaborating partners do not need to be members of Bond. Please read the terms and conditions before entering.

Submit your entry

Click here for the entry form.

Last year's winner

Chance for Childhood's Right2Change project encouraged more mainstream services, like KATI’s youth enterprise schemes, to include young offenders in their client group.