SEYH Awards

SEYH Awards

The SEYH Awards were held on the 12th of March at the amazing Corn Exchange and were attended by over 140 people.


It was a cracking evening and well done to all the winners and people and organisations who were shortlisted.


Thanks also to our event sponsors for the awards evening.

Thanks to the Overall Event Sponsor

The Awards

Start Up Award

This award is open to social enterprises which have been operating for less than two years as of December 2019, and which have a plan to develop their business with a clear vision and growth model.

The Shortlist

Winner – Eden’s Forest CIC

Good Organisation (Social Ventures) CIC

Learnest CIC

Award Sponsor

Social Entrepreneur of the Year

This award is open to individuals working within a social enterprise.

The Shortlist

Liza Kellett

Lisa Hilder

Winner – Ali Ward

Award Sponsor

The Social Investment Award

This award is for social enterprises who have been successful in securing funds to advance their social mission.

The Shortlist

Winner – Calder Valley Commmunity Land Trust

Headingley Development Trust

Mayfield Trust

Award Sponsor

The Social Impact Award  

This award is open to social enterprises that are able to clearly demonstrate, evidence and communicate their social impact with their stakeholders.

The Shortlist

Winner – Community Shop

Leeds Wood Recycling

Proper Job

Award Sponsor

Social Enterprise of the Year Award

The award recognises organisations who have demonstrated an outstanding track record of delivery, growth and innovation.

The Shortlist

Winner – Aspire CBS

Community Shop


Award Sponsor

The Tech for Good Award

This award is open to social enterprises which have been trading for two years or more, and which use technology to deliver products or services in line with their social / environmental mission.

The Shortlist


Winner – Bright Box Makerspace

Award Sponsor

Environmental Social Enterprise Award

This award is open to social enterprises operating in the environmental sector for more than 2 years.

The Shortlist

Winner – FareShare Yorkshire


River Stewardship Company

Award Sponsor