Last week, our Development Assistant Thisbe attended a holiday celebration hosted by East End Community Foundation (EECF) which generously supports our work with young carers in Newham. Unexpectedly – we didn’t know awards would be handed out! – and to our delight, Create received EECF’s Smooth Sailing Award.
EECF’s CEO, Tracey Walsh, commented: “Create was selected by the EECF Grants Team for the Smooth Sailing Award in 2016/17. It has demonstrated excellent communication, always kept us up to date on project developments, was happy to host visits and has consistently submitted its monitoring and end of grant reports on time and with a great level of detail. Its work in Newham with young carers has demonstrated really positive outcomes. Congratulations to Create for receiving the award and for being such a pleasure to work with.”
This award is particularly meaningful as it reflects the hard work, dedication and professionalism of our staff team and artists. Training, evaluation, meticulous financial management and flexibility to meet our funders’ and community partners’ specific objectives are key values at Create, ensuring that we always provide the very best outcome for our participants. We are thrilled to be recognised with this prestigious award.
Receiving EECF’s Smooth Sailing Award is the perfect end to a year that’s seen Create recognised by Children & Young People Now, Charity Awards, Foundation for Social Improvement and Directory of Social Change Awards.
Here’s to more award-winning work in 2018!
Nicky Goulder, Co-Founder & Chief Executive