AOL Innovation in the Community Awards 2005 launched

first_imgApplication forms can be downloaded from AOL’s website. The closing date for applications is 6 June 2005. A judging panel will select the 30 award recipients by early August. AOL UK and Citizens Online will host an awards ceremony for the 30 winning organisations in London in Autumn 2005.John Fisher, Chief Executive of Citizens Online, said: “We are delighted by the success of the first two years of the scheme as it goes to show how many exciting and innovative ideas charities and community groups are coming up with to engage with digital technology.”Past award winners include a web-based historical archive for Erskine care facility near Glasgow, an online environmental initiative run by the Forest Recycling Project in East London, and a crime prevention area on the Gloucester-based Brunswick Square Central Lawn Association community Web site.Karen Thomson, Chairman and Chief Executive of AOL UK, said: “Charities and community groups are showing how online forums, video communications, broadband and other technologies can make a significant difference to people’s lives”. AOL UK and Citizens Online are inviting applications from UK charities and community groups for 30 awards of £2,000 to reward innovative Internet projects.The AOL Innovation in the Community Awards are offering 30 award packages, each consisting of £2,000 and a complimentary AOL Broadband Gold account (up to 1Mbps) for one year.This is the third year in which the awards have been run. Advertisement Tagged with: Awards Digital  23 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AOL Innovation in the Community Awards 2005 launchedcenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Howard Lake | 21 March 2005 | Newslast_img