Nomination for the 12th Community Inspiration Awards (CIA's) 2024 is now open. Closing date for nomination is Sunday 24th March 2024.
You can complete the nomination form online or download a hardcopy to email back to us.
What is the process of nominations for the CIA’s?
Complete the online nomination form or download the form
Nominees will be contacted if they are shortlisted
Online public voting carried out to select finalists
2nd runner up, 1st runner up and the winner for each category is announced at the Awards ceremony.
Public Services Category
This award is to recognise the outstanding achievements made by a person throughout their lifetime and is an inspiration to others.
This award is to recognise an individual who has excelled in sporting, or a club that has supported people to realise their full potential and sporting talent.
This award is to recognise a politician or community activist for their dedication to serve the community through thick and thin to bring about improvements in their constituent area or to a community.
Duty to the Community
This award is to recognise an individual who has dedicated their time and energy voluntarily to an organisation or cause through which they have made a significant difference in the community.
This award is to recognise outstanding individuals or a group who have improved community cohesion by bringing together people from different backgrounds and cultures to work together.
Bringing People Together Award
This award is to recognise students who have strived hard and made significant progress to achieve outstanding academic success in their study at school, college or university.
This award is to recognise an individual or an organisation that has been helping to make positive improvements to the environment.
This award is to recognise someone with a heart of gold, who is always on hand to help out and make everyday life better for their neighbours.
Community Reassurance Award
This award is to recognise the outstanding contribution made by a member of the Police Service or a policing team who have worked hard with the community to successfully improve community safety or reduce fear of crime.
This award is to recognise an individual or a team who has been innovative in creating opportunities for people to get into education or complete their education who otherwise would not have studied/achieved the grades.
This award is to recognise an outstanding contribution made by an officer or a team from the council or housing association by going the extra mile to respond to the service needs of the community and improve customer satisfaction.
Business & Enterprise
This award is to recognise businesses and social enterprises that have managed to ride the economic downturn or have made positive contribution to their locality and/or customers.
This award is to recognise an outstanding fire fighter or a team who have put their own lives at risk to save people/property from fire or who have worked hard to improve fire safety.
Community Organisation Award
This award is to recognise an outstanding voluntary organisation that has made a positive impact on the community through their continuous dedication and passion to help the community.
Health & Well Being