Canal Organisation of the Year



CLICK HERE TO VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE CANAL ORGANISATION OF THE YEAR


Use this button to nominate a Canal Organisation for an award ~ please read the following guidelines before nominating.

After you have completed your nomination, you will receive a confirmation email.   If you do not see this in your inbox, please check your trash bin or spam folder.    If it is not there, please contact info@scv-awards.co.uk and we will ensure your very important nomination has been received.


The Canal Organisation of the Year Award has been created to recognise an outstanding contribution to maintaining, promoting, or working on part of Scotland’s canal network by a canal organisation.

The canal organisation will be nominated by the general public, or representatives of organisations with an interest in the canal network.   Members of the public are encouraged to add their vote to nominated organisations.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for selection as the Canal Organisation of the Year, the nominated organisation must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • The organisation must be based in Scotland
  • The organisation must work with volunteers to offer them opportunities to maintain, promote or work on Scotland’s canals
  • The organisation will have made an outstanding contribution to Scotland’s canal network.
  • Nominators must demonstrate how their nominated organisation has encouraged and facilitated a tangible and immediate improvement in the canal network
  • Nominators must demonstrate that their nominated organisation works to encourages and deliver permanent benefit to the operation and appeal of the canals
  • Nominators must demonstrate their nominated organisation shows commitment to developing volunteering on Scotland’s canals
  • The deadline for all nominations for the Canal Organisation of the Year is Friday 25th September 2020 @ 7:00pm.   We regret that entries received after this deadline can not be considered.

Guidance Notes:

  • All nominations must be submitted to Scottish Canals Volunteer Awards using the on-line nomination form or by email submission in accordance with the following email guidelines.
  • The Canal Organisation of the Year will be awarded annually
  • Nominators must provide the contact information, including email address and telephone number for the nominated canal organisation
  • Scottish Canals are not eligible for nomination
  • The nominated canal organisation will be required to support a media release and photo opportunity should they be selected for a short list or as the eventual winner
  • The judges decision is final

Email Submission Guidelines:

In addition to the above guidance notes, email submissions should follow the email submission guidelines ....

  • Email submissions should be sent (with any attachments) to info@scv-awards.co.uk
  • The nominator must provide their contact information, including email address and telephone number
  • The nominator must provide contact information, including email address and telephone number for the nominated canal organisation
  • Entries should include a short (500 word max) text submission explaining why the nominated organisation should be considered for the Canal Organisation of the Year award.
  • A maximum of three images may be attached to the email submission to demonstrate why the nominee warrants consideration.
  • Emails received after the above stated deadline can not be considered.


After you have completed your nomination, you will receive a confirmation email.   If you do not see this in your inbox, please check your trash bin or spam folder.    If it is not there, please contact info@scv-awards.co.uk and we will ensure your very important nomination has been received.