The Charity Challenge

The health charity sector is an essential stakeholder in patients receiving the best healthcare and associated education.  Each year we partner with a chosen charity to give them the opportunity to set a competition brief for in-house teams or agencies to respond with their ideas. With the charity’s representatives as the judging panel, they then benefit from the fresh and varied ideas presented. For the teams who enter, their time also has the potential to help the charity do more for the patients they support, whilst also maintaining the competitive spirit of the team challenges!

  • Same format as the other team events, but responding to the charity’s brief
  • Teams can be up to 5 individuals, ensuring you have the right mix of skills and knowledge within the team is an advantage and consideration should be given to what these might be for a charity brief.

This challenge gives teams the opportunity to make a difference for the better, teams will respond directly to a brief set by the partnered charity to show off their creative and innovative skills.  Each team can enter with the knowledge that their efforts will be fed back into the greater development of the charity.

Meningitis Research Foundation is the leading UK and international charity working to defeat meningitis.

Our vision is a world free from meningitis and septicaemia. A world where effective vaccinations can protect everyone. A world where people who do get the diseases get the most effective diagnosis and treatments possible. A world where people affected and their families have the best support and information.

We bring together the necessary people and expertise to meet the challenges of meningitis and septicaemia wherever they exist in the world – we are driven to defeat a disease that does not respect people or national boundaries.

We support vital research, advocate for change as a dedicated champion for those it affects, and take action that benefits people, including running awareness campaigns, training health professionals and providing support and information.

"We are delighted to have been chosen for these awards. Against the backdrop of COVID-19, we have secured the first-ever global plan to defeat meningitis, which brings with it a variety of communications challenges. We look forward to hearing from experts in the field as part of this award process to see how effective communications could help see an end to preventable deaths for meningitis."

Rob Dawson, Director of Communications, Advocacy and Support
Meningitis Research Foundation


Key dates

Entry Opens
Entry Closes
Singles Finals Day
Team Finals Day
Awards Ceremony