How to enter

To enter CFG Awards first you will need to familiarise yourself with the different categories and decide which one you will be selecting.


Inspirational trustee 

sponsored by Aberdeen Standard Capital

Our Inspirational Trustee award recognises any trustee, treasurer, chair or committee member who has made an extraordinary contribution to an organisation. 

In your submission please include evidence of achievements, the impact they had on their charity and its objectives.


Innovation in Finance team

sponsored by Blackbaud

The winner will demonstrate creativity and innovation in how they developed and managed a new project, no matter how big or small.

Please give an overview of the project and provide evidence on the impact the project had on the charity/beneficiaries/stakeholders. We would also like to about any innovative approaches or ideas that were undertaken to achieve project objectives.


Embracing digital in financial reporting

sponsored by haysmacintyre

This award recognises an improvement to financial processes and reporting using digital and will be awarded to the team that has made the most impact in incorporating the use of digital in developing their financial report.

Include evidence and please explain the impact that embracing digital has had on your charity. Examples of innovation should be provided.



To make sure your submission is considered, please send your completed form to by 31 October 2019

What happens next

On 16 November 2019, we will announce the shortlisted submissions. For each award category, three submissions will be shortlisted.

From the 16 November, interviews will take with shortlisted candidates, winners will then be announced later in (date tbc) December at CFG Christmas Drinks to which all shortlisted candidates are invited to attend.

Details on the location of the CFG Christmas Drinks will be announced later in the year so please do check back.

All shortlisted candidates will be displayed on our website and will also receive a digital badge for your website