Nedbank Private Wealth Innovation Awards

The Nedbank Private Wealth Innovation Awards are designed to reward and encourage resilience and innovation in the non-profit sector,  recognising organisations that have adapted to thrive in difficult times and from whom others can draw inspiration.

Entries close on 26 February 2021.

Please email your completed entry form to Trialogue at info@trialogue.co.za. If you have any questions about the awards or about submitting an entry, please phone Lerato on 011 026 1308.

A total of R1 million will be awarded to the winners in two categories:

  • Resilience and innovation in response to a crisis or disruption – R600 000
  • Resilience and innovation primarily using technology – R400 000

Adjudicators will look for the following:

  • Organisational preparedness for crises.
  • Creativity and originality of response.
  • Organisational culture of innovation.
  • Inclusive and collaborative approaches.
  • Positive impact on beneficiaries.
  • Holistic solutions factoring in intended and unintended consequences.
  • Learnings (from successes and failures) that can be applied to other organisations and sectors.
  • Solutions that have the potential to inspire others.

Supporting evidence

  • We encourage you to submit relevant supporting information (in PDF or Word format) where prompted to do so in the questions (maximum of three per question).
  • These can include quantitative data to prove results and achievements, qualitative evidence of results, reports, financial results, news stories or other relevant media, anecdotal evidence, case studies, photographs etc.
  • Please reference and label your supporting documents with your organisation name and the question number. For example: Innovation_Q4.2.

Three independent judges will review all entries.

Entries close on 26 February 2021.

Please email your completed entry form to Trialogue at info@trialogue.co.za. If you have any questions about the awards or about submitting an entry, please phone Lerato on 011 026 1308.

Award Terms and conditions

  • The objective of this award is to reward resilience and innovation in non-profit organisations (NPOs).
  • To participate, you must be a South African registered NPO or public-benefit organisation (PBO).
  • Each organisation can enter only once.
  • The primary objective of your organisation must be developmental in nature.
  • If you are a winner, Trialogue will verify your organisation and review your:
    • NPO registration or constitution;
    • SARS ITA34; and
    • latest audited financial statements.
  • If necessary, Trialogue may also visit your organisation.
  • Entries will be adjudicated based solely on the information you give us in this form, including your supporting evidence.
  • The judges’ decision is final and we will not enter into any correspondence.
  • To ensure succinct responses, please use bullet points and stay within the word limit.
  • By submitting your entry, you consent to Nedbank and Trialogue processing your personal information (as defined in section 1 of the Protection of Personal Information Act, which may change from time to time), limited to the details in your entry. Your information will not be shared with anyone except Trialogue staff and the judges. However, by submitting your entry you agree to have your name and a case study of your application publicly announced and profiled on Nedbank and Trialogue’s public platforms. Winners will also feature in the Trialogue Business in Society Handbook 2021 edition, and if you win, you consent to this.
  • Supporting evidence must be relevant to the question it supports and clearly labelled according to the guidelines above.

Entries close on 26 February 2021.

Download the application form.