Community Project Awards 2018

families matter 2016 winnerIs your church doing something amazing in its community?

Tell us – and win up to £4,000!

For more than a decade the United Reformed Church (URC), supported by Congregational Insurance, has run the Community Project Awards.  The scheme recognises innovative community projects taking place in URC-connected churches. To be eligible a project must be run in the UK by members a URC congregation by a local ecumenical project involving the URC.

We are looking for innovative projects that meet a local demand and have a positive effect on community life.  If your church project fits the bill please read the guidelines and start preparing your entry today! Your project could win up to £4,000.  Three other prizes are available for the runners-up – with a total prize fund of £10,000.

Short films will be made about all shortlisted projects and these will be first shown at the awards ceremony, which is scheduled to take place at the United Reformed Church’s General Assembly on Saturday 7 July at the Albert Hall in Nottingham.  The film about the 2016 winners is available to watch here. 

Read the guidelines and start thinking about your entry today!

You can submit your entry to the 2018 awards in three ways:

  1. Download an entry form
  2. Request an entry form by emailing awards@urc.org.uk, or,
  3. Request an entry form by writing to: Community Project Awards 2018, Communications Department, United Reformed Church House, 86 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9RT


Entries must be received by 5pm on Wednesday 28 February 2018

Picture caption: Families Matter, a project based at Cornerstone URC in Hythe, was the overall winner in 2016 ©URC/Chris Andrews