Question: Who is eligible to apply for the Social Value Award?
The following organisations are eligible to apply across from across Cheshire and Merseyside:
- NHS Providers;
- Local Authorities;
- Clinical Commissioning Groups;
- Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise Sector (VCFSE);
- Emergency Services: Police, Fire and Ambulance Services;
- Education: Schools, Colleges and Universities;
- Private Sector: Business and Industry.
Question: How long does the Social Value Award last?
The Social Value Award is valid for 5 years, or if there is a change in circumstance which means that the organisation is no longer able to provide evidence under each of the 4 themes within the criteria.
Question: Is there a cost to the Award?
No, there is no cost for the Award.
Question: What is the Criteria?
The criteria have been split into 4 overarching themes:
Question: Do we need to demonstrate value in each criteria?
No, We prefer for organisations to demonstrate their value in the areas that they believe are the strongest and can demonstrate value in.
Question: What evidence do I need to provide?
Simply define what change(s) for your stakeholders as a result of your organisation product/services and what difference the change(s) make to them under each of the themes.
Consider adding the number of stakeholders that will be positively affected by your organisations under each of the themes.
Highlight where social value has been delivered /achieved across Cheshire and Merseyside. (linked to each of the themes)
Tell us when the social value was delivered.