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The Charity Excellence Awards aims to highlight and reward excellence within the charity sector. The categories reflect the full spectrum of those who work within the sector in charities big and small, from trustees to fundraisers, members of the finance team to your corporate partners.

The Awards gala dinner will be held at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin on Thursday 20th June, 2019.


(Please click a category name to download its submission form)
  1. Charity of the Year

  2. Board of the Year

  3. Excellence in Leadership

  4. Finance Team of the Year

  5. Fundraising Team of the Year

  6. Professional Fundraiser of the Year

  7. Future Leader

  8. Big Impact

  9. Digital Innovation

  10. communications campaign OF THE YEAR

  11. Communications Agency OF THE YEAR

  12. Corporate CHARITY partnership of the year

Our Judging Panel

Chair: Fergus Finlay (Board Member - Charities Regulator)


  • Eilis Murray (CEO - Philanthropy Ireland)

  • Kevin Delaney (Head of Fundraising & Communications - Don Bosco Care)

  • Siobhan McGee (CEO - Action Aid Ireland)

  • Denisa Casement CFRE (CEO - The Casement Group)

  • Katie Norris (Grants Manager - The Ireland Funds)

  • Deirdre Garvey (CEO - The Wheel)

  • Teresa Harrington (Author of 'Accounting and Reporting by Charities in the Republic of Ireland')

  • Matt Cull (Director - Matt Cull Consulting UK)

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