The Award

  • The Duke of York’s Community Initiative is a Royal Award presented to community projects based in Yorkshire.
  • The schemes need to be owned, developed and led by the people they serve.
  • The schemes should be of real value to the community, well run and an inspiration to others.
  • The Award lasts for five years, after which you can reapply.
  • Individual awards are also given in recognition of exceptional leadership skills.

The benefits include:

  • Royal recognition of excellence
  • The use of the royal logo which enhances fund raising credibility
  • The promotion of organisational pride
  • Business management support through workshops, mentoring and networking
  • Access to an in-house funding stream
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