FSI Small Charity Big Impact Awards

Award Winners 2019

Read their stories and watch the videos below.

Charity with an annual turnover under £50,000
Lorna Young Foundation was set up in 2006, in memory of the late ethical trade pioneer. LYF aims to reduce poverty in developing countries by improving smallholder livelihoods, through better access to information, expertise and markets.

Charity with an annual turnover between £50,001 – £150,000 
A Partner in Education (APIE) was first established in response to a request for help to increase access to education in Rwanda, but in consultation with local stakeholders, this mission evolved to focus on improving the quality of education.

Charity with an annual turnover between £150,001 – £250,000
Raising Futures Kenya, was founded in 2001 to provide practical support in the areas of education and training, health and emotional wellbeing for Kenya’s most vulnerable children and young people.

Charity with an annual turnover between £250,001 – £500,000
Dandelion Time was established in 2003 by a local GP concerned about the absence of services for growing numbers of children presenting mental health difficulties. The charity was started to support these children, as there were no services offering a family approach to tackle the health and social welfare issues that had led to their difficulties.

Charity with an annual turnover between £500,001 – £1 million
Grapevine Coventry and Warwickshire helps all groups of vulnerable people get the hope, insight and supportive relationships they need to take control, turn their lives around and realise their potential.

Runners-Up and Highly Commended

For the second year we have runners-up and highly commended in each of the five awards categories.

Runners-Up:

Highly Commended:

  • Charity with an annual turnover under £50,000 – HOBY UK
  • Charity with an annual turnover between £50,001 – £150,000 – VITAL for Children
  • Charity with an annual turnover between £150,001 – £250,000 – Eczema Outreach Support
  • Charity with an annual turnover between £250,001 – £500,000 – upReach
  • Charity with an annual turnover between £500,001 – £1 million – Age Exchange