Community Commitment Award

If you won the Business of the Year Award last year then you are not eligible to enter the category this year.


The Community Commitment Award, introduced in 2017, recognises the contribution of an individual, group, business or organisation to a charity or community project, by promoting social action, community involvement, volunteering or fundraising.


This award is open to individuals, groups, businesses and organisations operating in Scotland.

If you won the Community Commitment Award last year then you are not eligible to enter the category this year.

Entry is free for affiliate members and ASB direct members, and costs £50 per entry for non-members.

Whilst the Award may be made to a group, business or an organisation, a woman must be the driving force behind the project or activity.

Criteria assessed (500 words max per criterion)

  • The objectives of the project or activity.
  • Details of the strategy to achieve the objectives and the time period over which the project or activity was deployed.
  • Evidence of how the objectives have been met.
  • Evidence of the impact and benefits to the project, charity or community.
  • Details of any barriers that had to be overcome in working with the charity or on the project or activity.
  • Evidence of excellence in management, such as planning, execution, identifying a unique need, commitment or innovation.

Application process

The application should be submitted via the ASB website.

Applications should be accompanied by two endorsements/references.

Make Your Application

  • Closing date for entries is 5pm on Friday 29th June, 2018
  • Only online applications will be accepted.
  • The shortlisted finalists will be asked to attend an interview with the judging panel, in Edinburgh, during the w/c Monday 23rd July, 2018.
  • Finalists are required to attend the Awards Dinner on Friday 21st September, at the Apex City Quay Hotel, Dundee.
  • If you have a reading disability and would like support with your application, please contact our Administraor on
Online Awards Applications are closed.