The Marsh Awards

It is people who are at the heart of the charity sector and who voluntarily or professionally go above and beyond to make a difference.

The Marsh Awards celebrate the outstanding contributions of these people who are committed to social, cultural and environmental causes.

The below portfolio of Awards recognise these contributions right across the sector, from volunteer carers to social anthropologists.

Browse our portfolio of awards below

1063559009 Marsh Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Fight against Modern Slavery This Award is run in partnership with the Human Trafficking Foundation (HTF) and highlights the achievements of groups or individuals...
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2044794842 Marsh Volunteer Award with the Museum of London This Award is run in partnership with the Museum of London and recognises the contributions made to the Museum by...
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1587032732 Marsh Volunteer Team Award with the Museum of London This Award is run in partnership with the Museum of London and recognises the exceptional contributions of some of the...
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2275394280 Marsh Young Volunteer Award with the Museum of London This Award is run in partnership with the Museum of London and recognises the contributions made to the Museum by...
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2166320045 Marsh Award for Mental Health Peer Support: Workplace or Organisation These Awards are run in partnership with Mind and wider Peerfest partners and recognise excellence in peer led support for...
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247630181 Marsh Award for Mental Health Peer Support: Innovative Peer Support These Awards are run in partnership with Mind and wider Peerfest partners and recognise excellence in peer led support for...
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826211924 Marsh Palaeontology Award The Marsh Award for Palaeontology aims to recognise  individuals (or groups of individuals) based in the UK who have made...
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1871323163 Marsh Mineralogy Award The Marsh Award for Mineralogy aims to recognise individuals (or groups of individuals) - based in the UK - who...
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4052983515 Marsh Botany Award This Award recognises an individual's lifetime achievement and outstanding contribution in the field of botanical research and conservation. Pictured: Dr...
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3134622405 Marsh Awards for Volunteering with RBGK These Awards celebrate volunteers for their outstanding commitment, innovation and passion while volunteering at Kew Gardens and Wakehurst Place. Volunteers...
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2726887588 Marsh Award for Climate Change Research This Award recognises an ecologist from anywhere in the world who has made an outstanding contribution to climate change research....
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1033686299 Marsh Ecology Book of the Year Award This Award is presented to the author of the best written work on ecology during the year. Pictured above: Professor Brian...
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4243441745 Marsh Ecology Award The Marsh Ecology Award is run in association with the British Ecological Society to recognise outstanding achievements and contributions to...
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3189070349 Marsh Heritage Crafts ‘Made in Britain’ Award This Award recognises individual craftspeople and small manufacturers who are making great quality British products, using locally sourced materials and...
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1319623777 Marsh Heritage Crafts Trainer Award This Award recognises trainers of heritage crafts who ensure that traditional crafts skills of the highest standard are passed from...
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3915441025 Marsh Heritage Crafts Volunteer Award This Award recognises some of the many people who do a tremendous amount of work on a voluntary basis for...
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2033965385 Marsh Awards for Innovative Projects These Awards are run in partnership with The National Churches Trust and recognise congregations running innovative community project in church...
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1171958655 Marsh Volunteer Awards with St Mungo’s This Award is run in partnership with St Mungo’s and recongises some of the organisation’s hundreds of volunteers who support...
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2044213829 Marsh Refugee or Asylum Seeker Achievement Award This Award highlights the achievements of an individual linked to the Refugee Council who has made an outstanding contribution to...
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581532903 Marsh Refugee Volunteer Awards These Awards are run in partnership with the Refugee Council and recognise volunteer-led projects which provide services to refugees and...
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3264967919 Marsh IHBC Award for Community Contribution This Award celebrates the contribution of a retired IHBC for their contributions to civic and heritage projects and encouraging the preservation...
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157761223 Marsh IHBC Award for Successful Learning in Heritage Skills This Award is designed to recognise the contribution of an individual for their significant learning in traditional building activities and...
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2757803874 Marsh Award for Carers The Marsh Award for Carers, run in partnership with the Carers Trust, recognises carers or former carers for their outstanding...
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3951703280 Marsh Impact Volunteer with the Canal and River Trust This Award recongises volunteers with the Canal and River Trust who have made a significant impact through their dedication, drive...
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2366049063 Marsh Specialist Volunteer Award with the Canal and River Trust This Award recognises those who volunteer with the Canal and River Trust within specialist teams such as engineering hydrology and...
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1485498346 Marsh Ambassadorial Volunteer Award with the Canal and River Trust This Award recognizes those volunteering with the Canal and River Trust who engage with the public and promote the importance...
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214215632 Marsh Award for Excellence in Gallery Education This award, run in partnership with engage, annually celebrates the achievements of individuals working in learning and education within gallery...
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126025601 Marsh Recovery Awards with Addaction This Award is run in partnership with Addaction and seeks to recognise the hard work, dedication and outstanding contribution that...
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3728023276 Marsh Volunteer Awards with Addaction This Award recognises the volunteers who work with Addaction to help them deliver their services across the country and transform...
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2938080743 Marsh Award for Work with Prisoners’ Children This Award recognises individuals, groups, or volunteer-led projects which provide support to children with a parent in prison and help...
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869817301 Marsh Award for Outstanding Achievement in Work with Children and Families This Award recognises an organisation or individual that has made a significant achievement in work with children and families in...
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3357116939 Marsh Award for Retail Volunteer of the Year with Barnardo’s This Award recognises the hard work and dedication of those who give up their time to volunteer in one of...
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2531593962 Marsh Young Volunteer Award with Barnardo’s This Award recognises the contribution of a young person, up to the age of 25, who volunteers for Barnardo’s and...
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2312914680 Marsh Award for Innovation and Dedication This award recognises those working with a Barnardo’s service, who have shown determination to overcoming discrimination and finding new ways...
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1815140327 Marsh Award for Fundraising Volunteer of the Year with Barnardo’s This Award recognises an individual or group of volunteers who have demonstrated an exceptional level of support and commitment to...
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667512786 Marsh Award for Outstanding Contribution to Equality and Diversity This Award recognises and individual or group, working within Barnardo’s services, who has made an outstanding effort to recognise and...
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4143607971 Marsh Marjan Award This Award is run in partnership with the Marjan Centre for the Study of Conflict and Conservation within the Department...
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1130889707 Marsh Award for Arts Society Committee of the Year This is a new Award which is being run for the first time this year. The Award was set up...
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920688753 Marsh Group Award for Volunteering with The Arts Society   These Awards recognise volunteers from some of The Arts Society’s 365 local societies across the UK, who have worked...
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1309737896 Marsh European Lepidoptera Award This Award is run in partnership with Butterfly Conservation and recognises the efforts of those whose work has had a...
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566694182 Marsh Individual Awards for Volunteering with The Arts Society These Awards recognise volunteers from some of The Arts Society's 365 local societies across the UK, who work to help...
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261960157 Marsh Award for Promotion of Lepidoptera Conservation This Award is run in partnership with Butterfly Conservation and recognises people or organisations who have made outstanding and unprecedented...
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4236573761 Marsh Award for Support Group Volunteer of the Year This is an Award which was set up in partnership with RBST to recognise support group volunteers who help promote...
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540219882 Marsh Lifetime Achievement Award with the RBST This Award celebrates an individual for their outstanding and long term commitment to the RBST and to the conservation of...
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3960198621 Marsh Lepidoptera Award for Lifetime Achievement This Award is run in partnership with Butterfly Conservation and recognises an individual who has shown long-term exceptional commitment to...
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2171509410 Marsh Award for Conservation in Genetic Bio-Diversity The Award recognises an individual or group who have made a significant technical and scientific or practical contribution to the...
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1740720790 Marsh Horticultural Science Award This Award is run in partnership with the Royal Horticultural Society, recognises the work of and encourages new postgraduate scientists...
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3479673463 Marsh Award for Excellence in Public Fountains This Award is run in partnership with the Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA) and is offered for a fountain...
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1103082791 Marsh Award for Education in Botanic Gardens The Award recognises an individual in the early to mid-stages of their career who has made an outstanding contribution to...
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3440296314 Marsh Award for International Plant Conservation The Award recognises an individual in the early to mid-stages of their career, who has made a significant achievement in...
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2120251062 Marsh Awards for Community Activism in Combatting Modern Slavery The Awards celebrate groups and individuals who raise awareness of modern slavery through community and innovative events, and encouraging inter-organisational...
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3453220666 Marsh Award for Peacemaking and Peacekeeping The Award recognises an individual from outside the UK who is making an innovative difference to areas of conflict and...
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1313978036 Marsh Award for Volunteer Team of the Year with the Churches Conservation Trust The Award celebrates the achievements of a team of volunteers who have worked to look after their local church and...
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2309257823 Marsh Award for Excellence in the Conservation of a Public Sculpture or Fountain This Award is run in partnership with the Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA) and recognises the conservation or repair...
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3694864134 Marsh Award for Young Volunteer of the Year with the Churches Conservation Trust The Award celebrates the achievements of young volunteers who have made an impact to the work of the Churches Conservation...
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1626080550 Marsh Award for Fundraising Volunteer of the Year with the Churches Conservation Trust The Award recognises someone who has made an impact to the Churches Conservation Trust by organising or taking part in...
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2044523087 Marsh Young Archaeologist of the Year Award This Award is run in partnership with the Council for British Archaeology and celebrates individuals and groups who carry out...
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3059905331 Marsh Regional Volunteer Awards with the Churches Conservation Trust The Awards recognise groups and individuals, from regions around the UK, who work with the Churches Conservation Trust to conserve,...
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2054884957 Marsh Community Archaeologist of the Year Award This Award is run in partnership with the Council for British Archaeology and celebrates individuals and groups who carry out...
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1757941440 Marsh Award for Community Archaeology This Award is run in partnership with the Council for British Archaeology and celebrates individuals and groups who carry out...
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3603140434 Marsh Award for International Ornithology This Award is run in partnership with the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) and recognises an individual scientist whose work...
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2839602473 Marsh Volunteer Team Award for Historic Vessel Conservation This Award is run in partnership with National Historic Ships UK, the official voice for historic vessels in the United...
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3992903310 Marsh Volunteer Award for Historic Vessel Conservation This Award is run in partnership with National Historic Ships UK, the official voice for historic vessels in the United...
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3978860522 Marsh Award for Volunteering in Support of Older People This Award is run in partnership with Contact the Elderly and recognises the contribution made by volunteers who support and...
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2109603533 Marsh Civic Volunteer Award This award is run in partnership with Civic Voice; it recognises the outstanding contribution made by an individual volunteer to...
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2325958861 Marsh Award for Civic Societies This Award is in partnership with Civic Voice, it recognises the outstanding contribution made by a Civic Society to the...
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1590700850 Marsh Volunteer Awards with the Royal Opera House This Award is run in partnership with the Royal Opera House and recognises the efforts of volunteers who have demonstrated...
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2511481439 Marsh Young Ornithologist of the Year This Award is run in partnership with British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) and recognises an individual (or group of people)...
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2801518982 Marsh Award for Innovative Ornithology This Award is run in partnership with the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) and celebrates an important contribution which takes...
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3945624435 Marsh Award for Local Ornithology This Award is run in partnership with the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) and is awarded to a bird club...
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3270720672 Marsh Award for Ornithology This Award is run in partnership with the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) and is awarded to an ornithologist who...
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3178076189 Marsh Volunteer Award for Marine Conservation This Award is run in partnership with the Wildlife Trusts and recognises a volunteer who has made an outstanding contribution...
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3035482679 Marsh Award for Mental Health Peer Support: Doing it for Ourselves These Awards are run in partnership with Mind and wider Peerfest partners and recognise excellence in peer led support for...
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2738070121 Marsh Award for the Encouragement of Medallic Art This Award, run in partnership with the British Art Medal Society, recognises an individual or organisation that has made a...
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1402315611 Marsh Volunteers for Museum Learning Award These Awards are run in partnership with the British Museum and recognise the best and most innovative ways in which...
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1274691327 Marsh Award for Wetland Conservation This Award is run in association with the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) and recognises the best individual effort in...
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1467458498 Prince Philip Award and Marsh Prize This Award is run in association with the Zoological Society of London and is directed towards under-19 year olds. It...
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2126374618 Charles Darwin Award and Marsh Prize This Award is presented in partnership with the Zoological Society of London and recognises the best zoological project by an...
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654476167 Thomas Henry Huxley Award and Marsh Prize This Award is run in partnership with the Zoological Society of London and recognises a postgraduate research student whose thesis...
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1063877036 Marsh Award for Marine and Freshwater Conservation Established in 2005, this Award recognises an individual for his or her contributions of fundamental science to the conservation of...
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2653934643 Marsh Volunteer Awards with the Kent Wildlife Trust This Award is run in partnership with the Kent Wildlife Trust, who have over 800 volunteers working across their organisation....
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2719162374 Marsh Award for Terrestrial Conservation Leadership This Award is run in partnership with Fauna and Flora International (FFI) and recognises an individual or organisation that is...
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1563954242 Marsh Award for Marine Conservation Leadership This Award is run in partnership with Fauna and Flora International and recognises people and organisations who are having a...
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2256471236 Lucy Mair Medal and Marsh Prize The Lucy Mair Medal honours excellence in the application of anthropology to the relief of poverty and distress, and to...
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815124173 Marsh Award for Anthropology in the World This Award is run in partnership with the Royal Anthropological Institute and recognises an outstanding individual based outside academia who...
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1741620412 Marsh Award for Insect Conservation This Award is run in partnership with the Royal Entomological Society and recognises an outstanding contribution to the field of...
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3336776363 Marsh Award for Early Career Entomologist This Award is run in partnership with the Royal Entomological Society and recognises an individual who has made an outstanding...
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2830011823 Marsh Award for Human Rights Activism This Award is run with Amnesty International to support activist groups in funding a proposal that will grow activism and...
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3126479068 Marsh Award for Conservation Biology Established in 1991, this Award is run in partnership with the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and recognises an individual...
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1339995400 Marsh Volunteer of the Year Award for Work with Children This Award ward for Work with Children is run in partnership with Barnardo's and recognises volunteers who are dedicated to helping...
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1117957331 Marsh Award for Excellence in Public Sculpture This Award is run in partnership with the Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA) and celebrates excellence in contemporary sculpture....
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