Most admired charity contenders are shortlisted

Shortlists for the four categories in Third Sector's annual Britain's Most Admired Charities awards, drawn up on the advice of a panel of senior figures in the sector, are published today.

The are four categories: Most Admired Charity, Most Admired Chief Executive, Most Innovative Charity and Celebrity Charity Champion. The shortlists are based on nominations submitted by an advisory panel of sector experts. Charity chief executives will now be asked to vote for the winners.

The shortlists

Most Admired Charity

Most Admired Chief Executive

Most Innovative Charity


Celebrity Charity Champion

  • Comedian Bill Bailey
  • Entrepreneur Duncan Bannatyne
  • Actor Martin Clunes
  • Footballer Robert Green
  • Weather presenter Sian Lloyd


How to vote

Chief executives are now eligible to cast their vote by visiting, where they can also view citations about all of the entries on the shortlists. Participants will be invited to the awards on 20 October, hosted by Barclays at its Canary Wharf headquarters in London. Space is limited.

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