How to apply

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So what is a DOYCI Award given for?

  • To recognise excellence in voluntary work in Yorkshire
  • To encourage growth through networking, mentoring and workshops

Could our organisation get a DOYCI Award?

  • Yes, if it’s serving and led by the community
  • Yes, if it’s well run
  • Yes, even if it’s small and doesn’t have a lot of money

So how do we get started?

Download - Application Form 2019

Whilst the DOYCI year runs from the 1st January to the 31st December each year, in order to be assessed for the current award year in which you are applying, all applications must be submitted up to and including the 14th December. Any applications received after this date will be rolled over into the following year. This allows time for your application to be processed and assessed prior to the awards Ceremony.

Download, fill in and return your Application Form to

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What happens next?

Two of our Assessors will arrange to visit you and discuss your application. Ahead of this visit we strongly recommend that you read the notes contained under More Information Documentation.