Women holding an award after winning in the Welsh Charity Awards

Welsh Charity Awards 2023 – Finalists announced

Published : 02/08/23 | Categories: Information & support | News |

The Welsh Charity Awards recognise the positive impact and outstanding contributions made by charities, community organisations, not-for-profits, and volunteers across Wales.


The Welsh Charity Awards highlight the beneficial impact that charities, as well as volunteers and voluntary organisations in a variety of communities across Wales have had on people’s lives.

The aim is to highlight and spread awareness of the positive difference we can make to each other’s lives by volunteering and to show appreciation to the incredible work volunteers and voluntary organisations do.

There are eight categories in this year’s Welsh Charity Awards, as listed below.


A huge thank you to everyone who nominated and got involved this year. We had an incredible number of high-quality nominations, and our independent judging panel had an extremely tough job!

All nominated volunteers and organisations have now been contacted to let them know whether they’ve been shortlisted. Organisations that have been shortlisted will be invited to a glamorous awards event where the winners will be announced. The award ceremony will be held in Cardiff on 11 October 2023.


Volunteer of the year (volunteers aged 26 or over) – sponsored by The Open University in Wales

  • Gill Faulkner
  • Susan Davies
  • Nicola Harteveld

Young volunteer of the year (volunteers aged 25 or under) – sponsored by Utility Aid

  • Thandiwe McDonnell
  • Charlotte Cooke
  • Sara Madi

Income generator of the year – sponsored by Tantrwm

  • Cardiff Rivers Group
  • Ty Hafan
  • Sistema Cymru – Codi’r To

 Champion of diversity award – sponsored by Hugh James

  • WEN
  • Mon Community Forward
  • TGP

Best use of Welsh language award – sponsored by Nico

  • Alzheimer’s Society
  • Mind Cymru
  • Pride Bontfaen

Trailblazer award – sponsored by Salesforce.org

  • Tanio
  • Community Volunteers Wales
  • Cwm Taf Morgannwg Dementia Support Team

Health and wellbeing award – sponsored by Improvement Cymru

  • Cerebral Palsy Cymru
  • Wild Health Project (Gwent Wildlife Trust)
  • Wye Gymnastics Galaxy Cheerleading

Organisation of the year – sponsored by SCG Wales

  • Llamau
  • FareShare Cymru
  • Welsh Refugee Council
  • Cycling4All at Alyn Waters Country Park
  • Calan DVS


You can find out more about the awards by visiting welshcharityawards.cymru.

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