Award Winners and Runners-Up 2021
We are proud to announce this year’s winners and runners-up for the ScottishPower Foundation Awards 2021. The announcement was made on Twitter during our Virtual Awards Day on 3rd September 2021.
Recognises the exceptional efforts of charities who are working to encourage learning and education in all its forms. The winning project clearly demonstrates how they are raising aspirations, promoting inclusion and broadening horizons.
Winner - Single Homeless Project
“As a charity, we work with homeless and vulnerable people with the most complex needs. We know that many have long-term untreated health conditions, and this project showed that these can be addressed with an innovative health-centred approach.”
Runner Up- SAMEE
Community Engagement Award
Recognises the work of charities who have made a positive impact to both their immediate target group and the wider community, working in partnership to enact long-lasting change.
Winner - Dundee Heritage Trust
“Dundee Heritage Trust keeps Dundee’s story alive for future generations. Our museums already enjoy a high level of community involvement and support, and the prize money from this award will allow us to further widen community access and ensure everyone can get involved in celebrating the city’s heritage.”
Runner-Up- Action for M.E
Celebrates projects that address a community need in a unique and innovative way. The winner shows resilience and ingenuity to overcome problems, welcome new ideas and think out of the box to find inventive solutions.
Winner - Edward´s Trust
“The Take a Moment packs have proven incredibly popular and very much needed after a particularly difficult year for bereaved families across the West Midlands. This win will help us raise awareness on how important wellbeing is after bereavement and reach many more people struggling to cope with their grief.”
Runner Up- Street League
Charity Champion Award
Awarded to an outstanding individual who has gone the extra mile to help a charity achieve its goals. The ScottishPower Foundation Charity Champion exemplifies what the organisation stands for and strives to inspire, support, and motivate.
Winner - Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland
“Thanks to the selfless support of individuals like Laila, we are able to continue supporting families across Scotland affected by spina bifida/hydrocephalus. Laila is a wee star and we can't think of anyone more deserving of the Charity Champion award.”
Runner Up- Single Homeless Project