Click on the tabs below to reveal the winning projects and organisations per category.

Excellence in Collaboration and Partnership in Legacy Giving


WINNER:  Shelter, Shelter Will Week Collaboration Champions

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Legacy Life Cover & Crisis, Free Legacy Gifts Project


  • Blind Veterans UK, Rebuilding Lives 
  • Bransby Horses, Maximising Legacies Together
  • Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance & Foot Anstey, Building a new legacy team
  • Moorfields Eye Charity, Understanding the true power of legacies
  • NSPCC, Childline Board and Enders Analysis Partnership Legacy Pledge
  • Pilgrims Hospices in East Kent, Working Beyond Make a Will Month
  • UNICEF UK, Using collaboration to increase equity and inclusive representation in marketing
Excellence in Dealing with a Contested Will


WINNER:  Cancer Research UK,  Alex Leighton


  • Norwood, Michael Ross
Excellence in a Free Online Will Service


WINNER:  National Trust, Bequeathed - Will For Good

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Crisis and Farewill, Increasing legacy income through our improved free online wills service

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Helen & Douglas House, Free Gifts in Wills Pledge Appeal


  • Tearfund, Online will writing partnership with Guardian Angel
  • YHA and National Free Wills Network, Investing in Gifts in Wills for future success 
Excellence in Legacy Pledger Stewardship


WINNER:  Bible Society (British & Foreign Bible Society), Legacy stewardship at Bible Society

HIGHLY COMMENDED:  Guide Dogs, Engaging with our Legacy Life Changers

HIGHLY COMMENDED:  The Leprosy Mission, A future free from leprosy


  • Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity, Pledger Breakthrough Guides
  • Macmillan Cancer Support, RHS Hampton Court Palace & Southport Flower Show
  • Stroke Association, The Pledgers' Circle
  • The University of Edinburgh, Carlyle Circle 30 Years Anniversary
  • Weldmar Hospicecare, Above and Beyond Stewardship
Excellence in Pledger Acquisition 


WINNER:  University of York, Students, events, calling, cross-messaging: Diversifying our legacy acquisition channels


  • The Air Ambulance Service, Legacy Fundraising Team
Excellence in Working with Lay Executors


WINNER:  WaterAid, Legacy Management Team

Category Partner


  • Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, Legacy Administration Team
  • Bransby Horses, Legacies in Harmony
  • Cancer Research UK, Friends & Family Team
Legacy Administration Professional of the Year (legacy income under £5million)


WINNER:  Jason Williams, East Anglian Air Ambulance


  • David Pond, Keech Hospice Care
  • Jilly Rivers, Birmingham Dogs Home
  • Louise Davies, SSAFA the Armed Forces charity
  • Petra Gomersall, Diocese of Westminster
  • Shirley Sweet, Young Lives vs Cancer
Legacy Administration Team of the Year (legacy income over £5million)


WINNER:  RSPCA, Legacy Income Management Team

HIGHLY COMMENDED:  Diabetes UK, Legacy Administration Team

Category Partner


  • Macmillan Cancer Support, Team of the Year
  • Stroke Association, Legacy Case Team
Making a Difference in Legacy Giving 2023


WINNER:  Digilegal, Capacity Vault


  • Willen Hospice, Building a Legacy
Most Innovative Legacy Campaign 


WINNER:  Weldmar Hospicecare, Zero to Hero Legacy Campaign


  • Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, Our brand-response Legacy TV campaign
  • League Against Cruel Sports, Forever Free
  • Nottingham Trent University, Legacy in Action
  • Royal Papworth Hospital Charity, Hope for future patients
  • The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, "Time Flies" RSPB New Legacy Identity
  • WaterAid, What Jack Gave
  • Weston Hospicecare, Gifts in wills - Together we can care for future generations
Outstanding Achievement by a Legacy Fundraising Team


WINNER:  Weldmar Hospicecare, Above and beyond stewardship


  • Alzheimer's Research UK, Gifts in Wills Team
  • Blind Veterans UK, Achieving more with less in legacy fundraising
  • Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, MAAC Legacy Team
  • Scottish SPCA, Development of Legacy Strategy and New Legacy Manager
  • Stewardship, Innovating in Legacy Giving Using the Donor Advised Fund Model
  • The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, RSPB New Legacy Fundraising Programme
  • VSO - Voluntary Service Overseas, The Dynamic Duo Doing Legacy Development Differently
Outstanding Individual in Legacy Fundraising 


WINNER:  Emma McCormack, V&A


  • Caroline Reynolds, University of Oxford
  • Debbie-Marie Henshaw, Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust
Outstanding Legacy Fundraising Achievement 2023 


WINNER:  Douglas Macmillan Hospice, Make A Will Month

HIGHLY COMMENDED:  Weldmar Hospicecare, Weldmar Above and Beyond Expectation


  • Legacy & In memory SIG, Special Interest Group Committee