Winifred Tumim Memorial Prize

The Winifred Tumim Memorial Prize for best practice in charity governance has been established by NCVO in honour of the work done by Lady Winifred Tumim, chair of NCVO from 1996-2001, to improve the quality of charity governance.

By using the Good Governance code as a tool to self-evaluate performance, the charity has affirmed a clearer and more inspiring future for itself.

– CERTA, previous finalist

2016 winners

1st Prize - Shared Lives Plus - a network for family-based and small scale ways of supporting adults in their daily lives. The judges were impressed by the way they responded to rapid growth in demand for their services not least by increasing the diversity of their board to better understand their service users and through commitment to an ongoing board review.

2nd prize – University of Manchester Student Union - for their commitment to implementing the code of good governance to make board accountability more public, establish ongoing audit processes, and understand members' opinions at board level.

3rd prize - Hearing Link - a charity for people with any level of hearing loss, their family and friends. For their commitment to ensuring a robust recruitment process for trustees as well as ethical and transparent fundraising practices. 


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