Sponsors of the year

2016 Sponsors

ticktockallstarsdaynursery copy copyTick Tock All Stars Nursery – Previous sponsor of the Young Achievers Award (Female)

We have an early year’s foundation stage (EYFS) curriculum that creates learning from our children’s interests and promotes wider learning opportunities through real life experiences like trips and weekly outings, wide range of stimulating toys and activities, safe and secure environment provide qualified friendly staff team.

Gifted4good copy copyGifted4Good – Previous sponsor of the Sports Woman Award

Gifted4Good is an organisation based in Nottingham which drives social innovation and transformation in various fields including governance, education, health, business skills, housing, environment and enterprise development.

Gifted4Good has been raising awareness, sensitizing communities and empowering survivors to be the driving force for tackling poverty and crime by giving them a voice and engaging them in discussions, decision making and events aimed at tackling poverty. Gifted4Good has been raising awareness, sensitizing communities and empowering survivors to be the driving force for tackling poverty and crime by giving them a voice and engaging them in discussions, decision making and events aimed at tackling poverty.

e.on copyEon Energy Nottingham – Previous sponsor of the Black Business Man & Black Business Woman Award

 We are one of the UK’s leading power and gas companies – generating electricity, and retailing power and gas. We’re part of the E.ON group, one of the world’s largest investor-owned power and gas companies employing around 9,400 people in the UK.

Five million people get their electricity and gas from us at home and at work – making us one of the top energy companies in the UK. As part of the E.ON group, we’re also one of the top energy companies in the world. Our vision is to be our customers’ trusted energy partner.

HopeFosteringHope Fostering Services – Previous sponsor of the Outstanding Parent of the Year Award

Hope Fostering is a Nottingham based Independent fostering provider that works with foster parents who are able to provide foster care to meet the individual needs of children and young people in terms of their culture, religion, ethnicity, gender and age. Hope Fostering is committed to valuing diversity and promoting equality. Staff and carers at Hope Fostering Services work to ensure that every child has the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

NVSNottingham Community & Voluntary Service – Previous sponsor of the Community Volunteer Award

Nottingham Community and Voluntary Service aims to improve the quality of people’s lives in Nottingham through strengthening the voluntary sector. We support the sector through improving the quality of volunteering and breadth of volunteering opportunities across the city. Strengthening the voluntary sector’s capacity to help its clients through promoting best practice, funding advice and training. Speaking up for the voluntary sector on issues crucial to its future, and increasing the sector’s access to, and influence upon, decision makers. Providing a space for organizations to meet and network, access training and promote their work.

UNIUniversity of Nottingham – Previous sponsor of the Health Award

The University of Nottingham is in the top 1% of universities worldwide and is recognised globally for ground-breaking research and teaching excellence.

With over 40,000 students from more than 150 countries, two overseas campuses and strong links with universities around the world, The University of Nottingham has a diverse community creating an inspiring place to study and work.

danielle-beccanDanielle Beccan Memorial Trust – Previous sponsor of the Cultural, Music & Arts (Female) Award

The Danielle Beccan Memorial Trust began when pledges and donations were offered to her family following her death. Danielle had attended several youth projects in the area where she lived. They did, and continue to do positive work in the local community. The family decided that as well as having a lasting memorial to Danielle, they would also like to put something back into the community.

The aim is to set up a centre for performing arts and personal development that will work alongside other agencies to build a better future for our young people.

Tuntum HousingTuntum Housing Association – Previous sponsor of the Cultural, Music & Arts Award (Male)

Tuntum is a Nottingham based social housing provider providing housing and support services for people on low incomes.

Tuntum Housing Association is a member of the BME National Group – A collective of 60+ BME (black & ethnic minority) housing associations in England, working with the NHF (National Housing Federation) to provide a platform for BME housing issues.

Nottingham-policeNottinghamshire Police & Crime Commissioner – Previous sponsor of the Most Transformed Life Award

Former MP Paddy Tipping was elected as Nottinghamshire’s first Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) in November 2012 and re-elected with an overwhelming majority in May this year.

As PCC he is responsible, in consultation with the Chief Constable, for setting the police budget and designing the Police and Crime Plan, which sets the direction for police service delivery in Nottinghamshire. He also consults with local people to make sure their views are reflected in the way policing is provided and has the power to hire and fire the chief constable. He accepts there is more to be done and that includes increasing the diversity of the force. He has been at forefront of this work and in the latest recruitment round 16% were from BME backgrounds.

FuturesFutures Advice Nottingham – Previous sponsor of the Learning, Skills & Employment (Female) Award

Futures is jointly owned by Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire County Council, they are a social enterprise at the forefront of providing jobs and skills advice, training and apprenticeships to support young people and adults into work or training. They deliver projects and administer funding within local communities and operate the National Careers Service across the region.

We directly employ over 100 young people as apprentices, which we place with local companies.

onenottinghamOne Nottingham – Previous sponsor of the Lifetime Community Contributor Award

One Nottingham is the strategic partnership for Nottingham, our role is to encourage collaboration across Nottingham, and be ambassadors for the benefit of the city and its people.

One Nottingham brings together and harnesses the strengths and resources of the public, business, faith, voluntary and community sectors. We work with organisations and businesses which represent and work for local people to deliver the city’s priorities and improve the quality of life; and we articulate and promote the needs and aspirations of local communities.

MojatuMojatu Foundation – Previous sponsor of the Learning, Skills & Employment (Male) Award

Mojatu Foundation is a charity that transforms communities through media, gender equality, health and training. We develop the capacity and skills of socially and economically disadvantaged and ‘hard-to- reach’ groups, in particular but not exclusively women, girls and young people of African and Caribbean communities, in such a way that they are better able to identify, help and meet their needs and to participate more fully in society.

We publish Mojatu magazines, tackle Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), organise/support events and activities that improve literacy, skills, health, safety and opportunities for our communities.

NTUNottingham Trent University – Previous sponsor of the Young Achievers (Male) Award

Our goal is to be the University of Choice for students who want to engage in all aspects of university life, to gain the skills, knowledge and self-confidence to succeed in their chosen profession, making a positive impact on the people they meet and the societies in which they live. We share your passion to strengthen community cohesion and celebrate the roles and achievements in our city.

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Nottinghamshire YMCA – Previous sponsor of the Sports Man Award

Our mission, based on Christian values, is to develop the mind, body and spirit of individuals, families and communities and improve health and well-being for all.