This year the Charity Retail Awards have been generously sponsored by Acopia Group

The Charity Retail Association is delighted to announce that entries for the 2017 Charity Retail Awards are now open. These awards recognise the tremendous efforts made by volunteers, managers and entire retail teams, acknowledging their dedication, enthusiasm and hard work.

About the Awards

Robin Osterley, Chief Executive of CRA, said; “Welcome to the 2017 Charity Retail Awards, highlighting the extraordinary work done by the charity retail sector in raising funds, providing volunteering opportunities, and being the literal shop window for so many charities. These awards are the most prestigious in the sector, and offer crucial recognition to volunteers, shop staff, and the management teams that support them. This is a highly successful sector, and these awards celebrate those successes, shine a spotlight on innovation, and show off our creativity. Every year we get hundreds of exciting entries: let’s make 2017 the best year ever!”

Please download a copy of our 2017 Awards Brochure, where you will find a full run down of awards categories for this year and further information about applying. Please note that the Awards are open to 2017-18 Charity Retail Association members only.

We are also pleased to announce that Acopia is the 2017 sponsors of the Charity Retail Awards.

A message from our sponsor

Awards Ceremony 2017

The Awards will be presented by stand-up comedian and comedy writer Jo Caulfield. She has worked on some of the biggest shows, and with some of the biggest names, in British comedy. Not only has Jo been the regular warm-up performer for Have I Got News For You for many years, she has appeared as a guest on the show, as well as on Mock The Week and Never Mind The Buzzcocks.

Outstanding Charity Retailer of the Year 2016, Cats Protection said,We were delighted to have won, not one, but two awards including Outstanding Charity Retailer of the Year 2016. This tops what has been a transformational year for our retail operation and to be recognised by the CRA for this work, has been a remarkable boost.”


Please download the following to help with your nomination:

We look forward to receiving your entries this year as we showcase the best in charity retailing at the only awards specifically for charity retail.

If you would like to discuss the awards please email us at  or call the team on 020 7697 4080.

Good luck!