The Duke of York’s Community Initiative

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.
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  • 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.

In recent years, The Duke of York’s Community Initiative has been awarded to many groups including:

2011

  • Middleton Railway – LEEDS
  • The Basement Recovery Project – HALIFAX
  • Leeds Jewish Welfare Board – LEEDS
  • Simon on the Streets – LEEDS
  • Barwick in Bloom – LEEDS
  • DIAL – LEEDS
  • OPAL – LEEDS
  • NET – LEEDS
  • Leeds Jewish Welfare Board – LEEDS

2010

  • Aysgarth Community Association – WAKEFIELD
  • Brighouse Old People’s Welfare – HALIFAX
  • Waterton Park Asian Golf Society – BRADFORD
  • St Augustine’s Centre – HALIFAX
  • BARCA-Leeds – LEEDS
  • Dance United – BRADFORD
  • Groundfloor Project – HEBDEN BRIDGE

Find out more: The Duke of York’s Community Initiative Royal Award