Our work, methodology and impact in financial education and enterprise has been repeatedly recognised in awards from think tanks, sector magazines and voluntary organisations. Here are a select few:
MyBnk has been named as one of the UK's leading Changemakers for helping young people avoid homelessness through financial education.
Saluting the brave and righteous torch-bearers lighting the way and changing the world for the better in 2019. One of the Top 100 thinkers, creators and agitators, as chosen by The Big Issue.
MyBnk has been recognised for its leading role in impact measurement by being accepted into the ‘Impact Champions Network’ with the New Philanthropy Capital.
Impact Champions work directly with voluntary organisations and support them to develop their impact practice, comprising a range of organisations from funders, commissioners, membership bodies and infrastructure organisations.
MyBnk has won a national award for our work helping young people manage their money and start their own enterprise.
We were recognised as demonstrating excellence and achievement in what we do and deliver a clear benefit to young people, many of whom are disadvantaged by poverty, or are marginalised in some other way.
Read all about it, along with a new frontline video, in The Guardian.
MyBnk’s survival money management programme, Money Works, has won the Leaving Care Award from the leading youth sector magazine.
We were recognised as providing the initiative that has done the most to help young people leaving the care system make a smooth and successful transition to adulthood by supporting their accommodation, health, housing, and training and employment needs. Read the judges comments here.
MyBnk have won a major award for proving the positive impact of our financial education programmes on the lives of young people.
The Mayor of London and Metropolitan University initiative is London’s first children and youth evidence hub. Project Oracle examined our training and quality methods as well as independent assessments, concluding we are:
“…an exceptional youth sector organisation that demonstrates a direct benefit for young people’s employment and life chances”.
MyBnk has won an award from the respected think-tank, the Centre for Social Justice
It recognises us as an organisation helping people out of poverty and dependence, and into a life of independence and freedom – challenging the root causes of poverty.
In addition we received £10,000 to continue our important work and now join the CSJ Alliance of over 300 of the most effective grass roots, poverty-fighting organisations.
This award was decided by young people and those working to give young people the support to succeed.
CYPN called us:
“A charity that has made the most impressive contribution, at a local and national level, in improving the life chances of children, young people and families.”View More
Our programmes have scooped two Community Education Awards!
Haberdashers’ Aske’s Knights Academy, won The Personal Money Management Award for Money Twist and Walthamstow School for Girls secured The Commitment to Saving Award for their MyBnk-in-a-Box microfinance scheme.