2019 PRIZE

INDIVIDUAL PHILANTHROPY AWARD

Cultural organisations across all art forms were invited to nominate an outstanding individual or trust who has given philanthropically to their organisation for the first time within the last 12 months, at all levels of giving.


INDIVIDUAL PHILANTHROPY AWARD WINNER

•   World Heart Beat Music Academy and Nick Thomlinson


INDIVIDUAL PHILANTHROPY AWARD NOMINEES

•   Arts & Health South West and Dr John Stephen Barnes MBBS MRCPsych

•   The Fruitmarket Gallery and Karen & Mark Smith

•   Lighthouse and Lyn Glass

•   Town Hall Symphony Hall and Mr R Emery

•   Young Vic and Jamie Wildman


JUDGING PANEL

Jonty Claypole, Director of Arts for the BBC; John Gillman & Mary Winch, winners of the 2018 Individual Philanthropy Award; Sarah Maguire, freelance dance producer; Caroline McCormick, Director of Achates Philanthropy; Patrick McKenna, founder of Ingenious Media & Chair of the Individual Award judging panel; Michael Nabarro, CEO of Spektrix; Francis Runacres, Executive Director, Enterprise & Innovation at Arts Council England; Bill Swainson OBE, Trustee of the Achates Foundation; Andria Zafirakou MBE, teacher at Alperton Community School, Brent & winner of 2018’s Global Teacher Prize.


The winning philanthropist will become custodian of the sculpture for one year, and their cultural organisation will receive a £5,000 donation. The 2019 Individual Philanthropy Award is sponsored by Spektrix.


CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY AWARD

Cultural charities across all art forms were invited to nominate an outstanding company of any size, which has supported their organisation for the first time within the last 12 months, at all levels of giving.


CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY AWARD WINNER

•   Candoco Dance Company and ASOS


CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY AWARD NOMINEES

•   Contact and Mace

•   English National Opera and Hotel Chocolat

•   Hay Festival Foundation and Mountain Warehouse

•   HOME and Dishoom


JUDGING PANEL

Nigel Farnall, winner of the 2016 Achates Philanthropy Prize; David Hall, founding Chief Executive of The Foyle Foundation; Tarek Iskander, Artistic Director & CEO of Battersea Arts Centre; Steven Jackson-Winter, Senior Associate of Achates Philanthropy; Caroline McCormick, Director of Achates Philanthropy; Danielle Sugrue, Senior Commercial Manager at Laing O’Rourke, winners of the 2018 Corporate Philanthropy Award; Paul Owens, co-founder & Director of BOP Consulting & Chair of the Corporate Award judging panel; Libby Penn, digital specialist working across the cultural sector; Victoria Pomery OBE, Director of Turner Contemporary;  Aliceson Robinson, Executive Director at Russell Reynolds Associates.


The winning company will become custodian of the sculpture for one year, and their cultural organisation will receive a £5,000 donation. The 2019 Corporate Philanthropy Award is sponsored by BOP Consulting.

We received a record-breaking number of submissions for the Achates Philanthropy Prize 2019, with applications across all art forms, and from all UK regions, including our first nomination from Northern Ireland.


Winners were announced on 19 November at Rich Mix, Shoreditch. The awards were presented by cultural philanthropist, Hannah Rothschild CBE.


Read the PRESS RELEASE.


PRESS COVERAGE for the Achates Philanthropy Prize 2019.


Read about RECIPIENTS OF THE INAUGURAL ACHATES PHILANTHROPY PRIZE BURSARIES.