About the Awards

The NatWest SE100 Social Business Awards is recognised as a leading awards programmes for social enterprises across the UK – winning or being shortlisted for one of our awards not only brings you the respect of your peers but raises your profile among customers, media and potential clients and investors.

Awards winners will receive a professionally produced winners film about their organisation for use across future PR and marketing collateral, a beautiful SE100 trophy created by social enterprise artists, and a share of cash prizes totaling £5,000.

Winners will also receive a free ticket to the annual Good Deals social investment conference held in November, and are invited to bring members of their team to attend a special residential (overnight) Insight event at the RBS/NatWest Business School in Edinburgh in early 2018, focusing on leadership. 

The SE100 Social Business Awards were held in London on the 19th January 2017, you can view a full list of winners and watch the films produced here.

Entries to this year's awards are now open, please download the relevant nomination form below. Only three of the awards - Storyteller, Resilience and Leadership - require a nomination form, for the remaining three awards - Growth Champion, Impact Champion and Trailblazing Newcomer - organisations meeting the outlined criteria will be shortlisted automatically by the SE100 team. All forms/enquiries should be emailed to

Due to a change in scheduling, the deadline for nominations has been extended to midnight on the 30th of November, 2017.

Why should you enter?

By entering the awards and being part of the NatWest SE100 Index, organisations become automatic members of the NatWest SE100 Social Business Club, the business support club for social enterprises. The Club aims to provide insight, inspiration, expertise and peer-learning through a special programme of events and top notch online and magazine content.

By adding your organisation’s data to the SE100 Index you also become part of a growing number of social ventures aiming for greater transparency and collaboration with other like-minded businesses, contributing towards quantifying and building knowledge of the landscape of the social economy in the UK.

You can read more about last year's winners here.