Awards round-up

 The Guardian Charity Awards 2014 are now open for small and medium-sized charities (up to 1.5 million pounds turnover) to enter. Closes midnight, 25th July.

 Nominations for next year’s Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service should be made by 30th September. This is “the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities”, see This year’s recipients were recently announced.

 This year’s Social Enterprise Awards, which recognise organisations for their business excellence and contribution to society, are open until 11th July.