The awards offer charities the opportunity to showcase their success stories and share examples of best practice achieved or implemented in their fight against fraud.
Winners will be given a half-day fraud awareness training session for their staff by the Counter Fraud Team at the British Council. This will include why people commit fraud and what can be done to spot it – and stop it.
Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on 24 October 2017. All shortlisted nominees will be invited to join leading figures from the counter fraud and charity sectors for the ceremony and drinks reception, hosted by Moore Stephens in London.
How to enter
The awards are open to all UK-registered charities and are free to enter. The deadline for entries is 5pm on Friday 29 September 2017.
Charity Fraud Awareness week: 23-27 October
Charity Fraud Awareness Week promotes fraud awareness. It encourages those working within or supporting the charity and voluntary sector to become more fraud aware and resilient.
The week is led by Charities Against Fraud – a partnership of over 40 charities, professionals representative charitable bodies and other not-for-profit stakeholders working together to combat fraud targeted against charities.
CFG (Charity Finance Group) has launched a Counter Fraud Campaign which is calling on all charities to take the new Counter Fraud Pledge.
A key component of CFG’s campaign is The Small Charities Guide to Preventing Fraud which helps small charities counter fraud.