The STARS Impact Award recipients will be selected against a range of criteria which reflect the hallmarks of effective practice. Applicants selected to receive an Award will have demonstrated a positive impact on the lives of disadvantaged children and excellent management practices.
The criteria that STARS is interested in are:
STARS would also like to know how your organisation would use the Award if it were selected as an Award recipient. As the Award includes unrestricted funding, there is a lot of flexibility around how it can be used. As long as it ultimately benefits children and falls within English Charity Law, the Award can be put towards any activity, including planning for future sustainability, covering core running costs or delivery of programmes.