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  • Volunteering and Voluntary Sector Awards 2024 Sponsors

    Created: 27/05/2024
    News/Events Category: FVA News
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    We are delighted to announce the sponsors of this year's Volunteering and Voluntary Sector Awards. 

    Our sponsorship partners believe in the power of volunteering and the difference it can make to the the individual and to the community, and they are thrilled to be part of the celebration of volunteers and voluntary organisations across Fife. 

    The sponsors will attend the awards on the evening and present the award for the category they have sponsored. 


    Active Schools - Children, Young People and Families sponsor

    Fife’s Active Schools team work with primary, secondary, and additional support needs schools to increase the quality and range of opportunities to participate in sport. They also recruit and develop a network of volunteers and coaches, increase the number of young people accessing leadership roles, and support and develop pathways to improve the transition from schools to clubs.


    AtkinsRéalis - Inspirational Volunteer and Socially Enterprising sponsor

    AtkinsRéalis is a world-leading design, engineering, and project management organisation. They connect people, data, and technology to transform the world's infrastructure and energy systems. Together, with their industry partners and clients, and their global team of consultants, designers, engineers, and project managers, they can change the world.


    Cireco - Green/Environmental sponsor

    Cireco is Scotland’s leading complete resource management service that you can rely on to manage all your waste and recycling requirements. Everything they do is centred around making a positive impact on the environment and they do their best to make sure waste is dealt with in a way that benefits the planet and the people who live on it.

    With headquarters in Fife, Cireco work with everyone from businesses, to local authorities, to individual households, to create simple solutions for waste and provide the best value for money. They also offer consultancy services in waste, climate change, energy and compliance to the public and private sectors to help them reduce waste and minimise their impact on the environment.


    Fife College - Social Inclusion sponsor

    Fife College transform the lives of its students through inspirational learning and teaching. They deliver excellent opportunities for students, and work with them to develop their full potential with life enhancing skills, knowledge, experience, and resilience that will shape their future success.  


    Fife Health and Social Care Partnership - Health and Wellbeing sponsor

    Fife Health and Social Care Partnership is an integrated care system working in partnership with NHS Fife, Fife Council, independent care organisations, and voluntary organisations to improve the health and wellbeing of people living in Fife.

    A person-focused, inclusive and caring organisation, the Partnership is responsible for a range of services and functions including adults and older people Social Work Services, community health services, children’s community health services, medical care of the elderly, and much more.


    Fife Sports and Leisure Trust - Active Volunteer sponsor

    Fife Sports and Leisure Trust is a non-profit distributing organisation that operates and manages sport and leisure facilities on behalf of Fife Council. They are responsible for the operational management, delivery, and development of Fife Council’s sports and leisure facilities including swimming pools, leisure centres and sports hubs.


    Kettle Produce - Young Volunteer sponsor

    Based in Fife and established for almost fifty years, Kettle Produce Limited is a market leader for fresh and prepared vegetables. They are one of Fife’s largest private sector employers, with 1,100 employees across both of their Fife sites at Balmalcolm and Orkie.

    Their core products are roots, prepared vegetables, salads and brassicas such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts and cauliflower. Kettle Produce is passionate about the food they supply and the service they provide, working closely with farmers to guarantee high quality produce for their customers.


    Kingdom Community Bank - Tackling Poverty sponsor

    Kingdom Community Bank is a credit union – a community-owned financial co-operative that helps people in Fife to save and borrow.

    They promote saving, budgeting and good financial management, as well as providing affordable loans, at interest rates that are much lower than payday and other high cost lenders. They are an ethical, responsible lender that is a viable alternative to mainstreams banks for basic financial products.

    Importantly, Kingdom is member owned and member led – no private shareholders – with all profits returned to members, the community, or to invest in the services of the credit union.


    Opportunities Fife - Volunteering Into Work sponsor

    Opportunities Fife work with employers and partners to help people gain and sustain jobs, including apprenticeships, studying, training, and work experience. Funded by Fife Council, the Opportunities Fife team provides information about funding, jobs, and training opportunities.


    The Office of the Provost of Fife - Lifetime Contribution to Volunteering sponsor

    The Provost of Fife is Councillor Jim Leishman MBE. The Provost is the Civic Head at ceremonial, formal and other important events, promoting the values of the council and enhancing the reputation of the council and Fife. As well as the civic role, the Provost also chairs the Full Council meeting attended by all 75 councillors to ensure everyone has a voice and all parties have a fair hearing. 


    Thomson Cooper Accountants - Trustee/Board Member sponsor

    Thomson Cooper is an ambitious practice, committed to delivering an excellent service to their varied portfolio of clients. They provide a range of accounting and advisory services designed to bring clarity and open up opportunities for businesses to grow. From bookkeeping to tax strategy, for everyone from farmers to pharmacists, they’re ready to help.


    Scottish Care - Mature Volunteer sponsor

    Scottish Care is a membership organisation representing the independent social care sector in Scotland. They work with members and stakeholders in social care to create conditions for sustainable human rights-based care and support. The charity delivers and develop the high quality care that people and communities deserve.


    St Andrews University - Active Organisation and Volunteer of the Year sponsor

    Founded in the 15th century, St Andrews is Scotland's first university and the third oldest in the English speaking world. The University works across the region, running outreach projects and activities from the academic schools, cultural outlets including the Wardlaw Museum and Laidlaw Music Centre, and widening access programmes in senior schools across the Kingdom. 

    University staff and students spend much of their own time helping others by volunteering in their community - from leading cub and beaver packs to helping local charities or supporting environmental improvements. In addition, the University runs a successful community fund, open to community groups and organisations in Fife.

    Kingsgate Centre - Organisation of the Year sponsor 

    Kingsgate is the very best in Dunfermline city centre shopping. Easy to reach, the centre offers fashion, technology, gifts, homeware, personal products, and great food. Kingsgate Centre is also the home to the Community Support Hub, a multi-purpose centre for third and public sector organisations to provide vital services and events to the local community. You can find out more here.

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