Awards sponsorship

This year, we are offering organisations the chance to become one of our Rural Community Ownership Awards sponsors.

We are proud and delighted to be working once again with Hastoe Housing Association as our headline sponsor, with the awards also made possible through the continued support of Power to Change and Esmée Fairbairn Foundation for being key supporters and sponsors of the awards

Hear from some of our previous Awards winners discussing how their community business is supporting people in rural areas of the UK:

Sponsorship opportunities

We are now looking for organisations interested in becoming our Drinks Reception, Gold, Silver or Bronze package sponsors.

We have put together a Sponsorship Package document for each of these opportunities which can be found below:

You can find out more about this year’s Rural Community Ownership Awards by watching our film below:

Interested in becoming an Awards sponsor? Contact Sarah Taylor on or call 01993 810730.

Current Sponsors

We are delighted to be working with these amazing organisations, sponsoring various elements of the Rural Community Ownership Awards. You can view what elements they are sponsoring below:

  • The Retail Mutual are proud to be sponsoring our ‘Community Story of the Year’ Award
  • The Phone Coop are proud to be sponsoring our ‘The Little Things’ Award
  • BCRS Business Loans are proud to be sponsoring our ‘Diversifying to Make a Difference’ Award
  • The Co-op are proud to be supporting our Horace Plunkett ‘Better Business’ Award
  • Suma are proud to be sponsoring our ‘Investing in Local People’ Award
  • Hastoe Housing Association are our dedicated People’s Choice Award sponsors

We are currently seeking a Drinks Reception Sponsor/s. For more details please see our ‘Sponsorship Opportunities’ section above.

  • Triodos Bank are proud to be one of our Gold Awards Sponsors

We are currently seeking further Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards Sponsors. For more details please see our ‘Sponsorship Opportunities’ section above.