The annual Ward & Partners Children’s Awards is back with a spooktacular twist 

Ward & Partners, Kent Community Foundation and KM Media Group are cooking up something special for this year’s Children’s Awards. Children and their families will be getting their spook on this October for a spectacular Halloween-themed annual event recognising extraordinary stories and amazingly brave children.

Here at Kent Community Foundation, we work with hundreds of local charities supporting children and young people facing enormous challenges. We are proud to be involved in this really uplifting and enjoyable occasion and are so grateful to Ward & Partners for the generosity and commitment involved in putting this event on year after year.

Nominations to find this year’s inspiring youngsters has now opened. If you know someone that you think deserves an award, fill in a form on the KM website to nominate them.

There are six categories open for nomination, these are:

Triumph over adversity

For children with severe disabilities and illnesses who are working to overcome them. Three age groups: 0-5, 6-11, 12-16

Exceptional Young Carer

For young carers who care for other family members 

Young Fundraiser

For the child or children who have raised funds for charity

Courageous Family

For families who have coped with severe illness or disability 

Going for Gold

For achievement in sports, music, visual and performing arts despite disability 

Outstanding Charity

Rewarding charitable and voluntary groups who support children who face challenges in life 

Nominations close on 5th July.

Click to nominate