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London residents encouraged to nominate a charity to receive share of £1million

Nominate a charity of your choice for the Movement for Good Awards to give it a chance of receiving a £1,000 donation 

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The Movement for Good Awards will once again see more than £1million donated to charities up and down the UK and Ireland. Now in its sixth year, the awards are giving residents in Greater London the opportunity to nominate a charity of their choice to receive £1,000. 

From today, Greater London residents can quickly and easily nominate a good cause online at www.movementforgood.com.

Winners will be drawn at random and the more times a charity is nominated the more chance it has of being selected.  

There will also be a series of special draws where charities operating within specific sectors can be nominated to receive a grant of £5,000, the timetable of draws can be viewed at www.movementforgood.com and donations will be announced throughout the year. 

£370,000 will be donated in £1,000 grants throughout the year. £250,000 will also be given away in £5,000 special grants, and up to £500,000 will be given in larger amounts over the course of the year.

The £1,000 awards are open to all UK-registered charities, not-for-profit organisations or community interest companies. Anyone can nominate an organisation at any time.

The Movement for Good Awards has donated over £5million to charities in the UK and Ireland since the initiative started in 2019. 

Mark Hews, Group Chief Executive of Benefact Group, says: “Benefact Group is a family of award-winning specialist financial services companies and the third largest corporate donor to charity in the UK. Owned by a charity ourselves, charitable giving is at the heart of what we do. All of our available profits go to good causes and the more the Group grows, the more the Group can give. 

“We are delighted to be able to donate over £1million to good causes each year through our Movement for Good Awards and are grateful to all our supporters, including the customers of the trusted insurer, Ecclesiastical, and the responsible and sustainable asset manager, EdenTree. Our Movement for Good Awards help charities change lives for the better and we know that for many charities, £1,000 can make a real difference.”

Benefact Group has donated over £200million to charitable causes since 2014. The organisation aims to reach £250million in donations by 2025.


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