Weston Charity Awards increases support for small charities

A group of frontline charities, including Arc, specialising in the fields of Community, Welfare, Youth, and Environment have been announced as winners of the 2023 Weston Charity Awards. Due to the extreme stress the sector is currently facing the Awards has increased support this year and given a record number of 22 awards. The winning charities will receive strategic planning support from a dedicated team of business experts facilitated by the pro bono charity Pilotlight, along with a core grant of £6,500 from Garfield Weston Foundation.

Philippa Charles, Director of the Garfield Weston Foundation said;

Our Trustees are delighted to be able to support a record number of charities this year through the Weston Charity Awards. The Awards underscore the Foundation’s passion for nurturing and empowering charities to thrive and support those who need it most.”

Arc CEO Jacqui Wood said;

“We’re so pleased to receive a Weston Charity Award and be part of the Pilotlight 360 Scheme. This is an amazing opportunity for the charity. We’ll get to work with experienced business professionals and mentors, to really examine how we strengthen the organisation, become more resilient and meet the increasing demands for our service.”

For more about the scheme, visit here.