CHWA 2020 Awards

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Working with our award partners, we aim to showcase good practice and people who are leading the way in creating a culture of care for each other, their communities and the world.


The CHWA 2020 Awards

The CHWA2020 Winners and Highly Commended Projects

The winners and highly commended projects were announced at the CHWA 2020 Award Gathering hosted by Lord Howarth of Newport on Friday 20 November, 1-2pm.

The Making of the CHWA 2020 Awards

Working with our conference partner, Derby City Council, we were able to commission Derby-based visual artist and sculptor, Elaine Lim Newton, to create be-spoke artworks for the award-winners. The awards are all made with environmentally friendly and sustainable materials and inspired by the award themes.

The Full Shortlist

Shortlist for the Collective Power Award in partnership with the Ideas Alliance: Daughters of Fortune, Mind The Gap | Feels Like Home, Barnsley Museums | The Intergenerational Project, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust & Royal Central School of Speech & Drama | Loudspeaker, Nottingham Contemporary | Making Musical Bridges, Intergenerational Music Making |Museums Northumberland bait and The Bridge partnership | Our Day Out, Creative Arts East |Tracing Autonomy, The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice and University of Glasgow

Shortlist for Practising Well Award in collaboration with Nicola Naismith: MOTs for Musicians Working in Challenging Settings, Britten Pears Arts | Never Better Project, Gloucestershire Archives, Strike A Light and GUST | Plymouth Music Zone | Re-Live | Music for Life, Wigmore Hall

Shortlist for Climate Award in partnership with The Happy Museum Project and Culture Declares Emergency: Think&Do Camden | The Courtyard | The Girl Who Wouldn't Give Up | Look Again | Roots & Shoots | rb&hArts at Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Read more about all the shortlisted projects below...


Winners and highly commended projects were announced at the CHWA 2020 Awards Gathering on Friday 20 November.

Shortlisted Collective Power Awards will also be showcased nationally by the Ideas Alliance on their online Ideas Hub from 22 October to 10 December, 2020.



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