Baggies' foundation shortlisted for award
The Albion Foundation, a charity partner of West Bromwich Albion
F.C., has been shortlisted for an award in recognition of its work
to promote citizenship.
The Albion Foundation has been nominated for the Active
Citizens' Fund Project Award at this years West Midlands
Outstanding Citizens' Awards.
The awards have been organised by West Midlands Police and Crime
Commissioner, David Jamieson.
The Foundation received funding towards its school holidays
sports programme for boys and girls between the ages of 12- 18.This
award will be given to the organisation that has been judged to
have made the best use of the funding it has been awarded.
Allison Tripney, Deputy Director, The Albion Foundation,
on being nominated for the Active Citizen Fund, said:
"The Albion Foundation use the kudos of West Bromwich Albion
Football Club to engage and inspire. Active Citizens' Fund has
enabled us to not just increase our reach but also work with
communities in the immediate vicinity of The Hawthorns. We
are really proud that our work is being recognised and potentially
rewarded and we would like to thank our enthusiastic, committed
participants for enabling us to achieve this"
David Jamieson, West Midlands Police and Crime
"This is our chance to recognise some of the outstanding
contributions that individuals and organisations, like The Albion
Foundation, are making to support and educate our young
The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday July
6th, 2017 at Edgbaston Cricket Ground. There are six
categories being recognised for awards: Outstanding Citizen,
Outstanding Community Project, Outstanding Young Citizen,
Outstanding Act of Good Citizenship, Active Citizens' Fund Project
and Special Recognition Award.