Established in 2009, these awards recognise the vital work YMCAs deliver day in and day out to create a brighter future for young people and communities across England and Wales.

Each year it is an honour to commemorate and recognise the hard work and ingenuity of the individuals, teams and projects that have significantly impacted those YMCA serves for the better.

Twelve award categories have been created to represent the exceptional skills and achievements exhibited by young people over the past year and the incredible work delivered by more than 80 local YMCAs.

Each award is judged by YMCA leaders, industry experts and young people.


Award categories are:


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