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Community Award

The British Nutrition Foundation community award recognises an individual (such as a health professional, academic, teacher or volunteer) or a group that has undertaken a community initiative to support healthier eating in a vulnerable group(s) in the UK.

 

The Award is made possible through the British Nutrition Foundation's management of the Drummond Memorial Fund, established in memory of the work and contribution of Sir Jack Drummond.

The 2024 Community Award

Eligibility criteria

 

The activity must either be ongoing or if now concluded, must have been in place in 2023.

 

The Award

 

The prize for the winner(s) will be a £500 honorarium award to their organisation and a certificate, to be presented at the British Nutrition Foundation’s Annual Day in central London in November 2024 (attendance is optional).

 

How to apply

 

Individuals/groups must be nominated (self-nominations and nominations from within the nominated organisation will not be accepted) in order to be considered for this award; however the nominee(s) is/are required to complete one section of the application form and to submit the application.

 

All sections of the application form must be completed.

 

Application forms and supporting evidence should be submitted to Emma Rowley (e.rowley@nutrition.org.uk) by midnight on 2 June 2024.

 

Selection process

 

Applications will be shortlisted internally by the British Nutrition Foundation and judged externally by members of the Scientific Committee.

 

Key dates

  • The closing date for applications is midnight on 2 June 2024.
  • Applicants will be notified by end of July 2024.
  • The award will be presented at an awards ceremony at British Nutrition Foundation Annual Conference on 12 November 2024 in central London (attendance is optional).

2024 Community Award Application Form

The 2023 Community Awards

Winner – the team at Be Enriched

 

This year’s winner is the team at Be Enriched - a charity providing free meals for anyone who is lonely or in need in the Lambeth, Southwark and Wandsworth areas of London, using surplus food. Be Enriched also has a greengrocer bus and a kids club.

 

Runner-up – Jo Ingleby, the Children's Kitchen

 

This year's runner-up is chef and food educator Jo Ingleby. Jo is Director of The Children's Kitchen, a project working with 16 early years settings in deprived areas of Bristol and Nottinghamshire to deliver cookery demonstrations and hands-on workshops for children and their families.

Previous winners

  • 2022
    • Winners Amanda Barbanel, Give.Help.Share & Melissa Mogor, World Cancer Research Fund
    • Runners-up Lucy Antal, Feedback Global & Hannah Style, FEAST With Us (FEAST)