Since 2010, Everton in the Community has scooped a host of prestigious regional, national and international awards, beating off stiff competition from other big name brands. 


Stadium Business Awards, Outstanding Achievement Award

Edge Hill University's Employability Awards Evening, Graduate Employer Award


Northwest Football Awards, Community Programme of the Year

Football Business Awards, Best Football Community Scheme, Mark of Excellence

Excellence in Supply Awards, Mental Health Care Award (Imagine Your Goals) 

Excellence in Supply Awards, Community Care Award (Pass on the Memories) 

Excellence in Supply Awards, Overall Winners 

European ‘Tohus Cup’ Mental Health football champions, (Imagine Your Goals)

Charity Times Awards, Cross Sector Partnership of the Year, 'Highly Commended' (in partnership with Mersey Care NHS Trust) 

UK Heart Safe Awards, Heart Safe Gym of the Year

Third Sector Awards, Highly Commended Fundraising Success Award 

Liverpool County Football Association (LCFA) Coach of the Year (Paul Ward, Imagine Your Goals)

Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for 'services to the Merseyside community' (Denise Barrett-Baxendale)

Merseyside High Sheriff Crimebeat Award, Kirkby Kicks

Merseyside High Sheriff Crimebeat Award, Toxteh Kicks

Merseyside High Sheriff Crimebeat Award, Viva Kicks

Merseyside High Sheriff Crimebeat Award, Ford Lane Community Centre

Torch Trophy Award  (Peter Livingstone)

Special Achievement Award, Downtown Liverpool in Business ‘Women in Business Awards’ (Denise Barrett-Baxendale)

Barclays Community Hero (Paul West)

Barclays Community Hero (James Ditchfield)

Fellowship in the Liverpool Hope Business School, joining North West branch of the Two Percent Club (Denise Barrett-Baxendale) 


Partnership Working Award, Breakthrough Positive Practice Awards in Mental Health

European Mental Health football championship (EASI CUP), (Imagine Your Goals)

A Big Society Award 2013, courtesy of Prime Minister and Government

Liverpool Echo’s Pride of Merseyside Awards,Charity Organisation Award 'Inside Right'

Downtown in Business Awards, Liverpool Woman of the Year (Denise Barrett-Baxendale)

Liverpool Older Peoples Awards 2013, Best Older Person Initiative Second Place, 'Pass on the Memories'

Mersey Care Positive Achievement Awards, Highly Commended Health and Wellbeing Campaigner (Jonathan Garside)

Football Business Awards, Best Football Community Scheme.

North West Football Awards, Community Club of the Year.

North West Football Awards, Community Initiative of the Year, 'Safe Hands'.

Charity Times Awards, Highly Commended Charity Principal of the Year Award (Denise Barrett-Baxendale)

UK Heart Safe Awards, Heart Safe Not for Profit Business of the Year.

Sefton Sports Awards, Lifetime Achievement Award for sports career in disability football/volleyball and for the disability sports development work within Sefton (Steve Johnson).

Military and Civilian Partnership Awards, Health Improvement and Promotion category winners, ‘Inside Right’.

Juice FM Inspirational Awards, Community Award.

Kickz Awards, Inspiring Young Person of the Year (Jordan Knowles).

Kickz Awards, Volunteer of the Year (Andy Whittaker).

Social Impact Awards, Fundraiser of the Year  (Carena Duffy).

Social Impact Awards, Large Charity of the Year. 


PENN Awards, ‘Setting the Stage: Support for Caregivers Staff and Family’ category.(Alder Hey) Patient Experience Network National.

PENN Awards, Overall winner (for work at Alder Hey).

European ‘Tohus Cup’ Mental Health football champions, (Imagine Your Goals)

‘Investing in Children Award Status’ - Kite mark for the work delivered at Alder Hey.

V Inspired Award, 'North West Volunteer of the Year for Bringing Communities Together' (Danny Wilson).

Torch Trophy Award  (James Ditchfield).

North West Football Awards, 'Community Club of the Year'.

Football Business Awards, 'Best Club Community Scheme'.

Charity Times Awards, Charity of the Year with an income of £1m - £10m.

Annual Halton Sports Awards, Young Volunteer of the Year (Yasmin Ellis).

Annual Halton Sports Awards, Young Sports Person of the Year (Connor Webb).

Echo Pride of Merseyside Awards, Individual Honour (Steve Johnson).

Professional Club Community Programme of the Year, Everton in the Community.

Kickz, Programme – Legacy Award for Excellence in Serving the Communities of Merseyside wide and Making a Difference.

Viva Kickz Dance Programme – Alternative / Non-Football Award.

The LMH Community Engagement Award for Positive Futures.

Runner up of the 'P&G UK Impact Award - Tackling Inequality, Empowering Ability'.

Golf Foundation – ‘The Mackenzie Award’ for ‘Road to Wentworth’.

High Sheriff’s Award, Kickz. 


North West Football Awards, ‘Community Scheme of the Year’ (Imagine Your Goals)

North West Public Health Award, ‘Imagine Your Goals’.

Runner-up 'DSC Social Change Awards – Long-term Impact Award’, Everton in the Community and a ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ for Steve Johnson.

Runner-up 'DSC Social Change Awards - Everyday Impact Award – Long Term Enterprises’, Everton in the Community.

Global Business Excellence Awards, Everton in the Community.

North West Public Health Award, Imagine Your Goals Mental Health Programme.

MBNA Northern Sports Award, 'Best Grassroots Club Programme'.

Stadium Business Awards, 'Best Community Scheme in Europe'.

Sport and Recreation Alliance Awards (London), ‘Highly Commended’ in the category of Professional Sports Club Community Programme of the Year.

National Sports Industry Awards, 'Community Programme of the Year' – Disability Programme.

Kickz, Outstanding Police Contribution.

Everton Football Club, Employee of the Year  (Jackie Twort). 


National Sports Industry Award for: ‘Best Community Programme’ (Imagine Your Goals)

National Tony Adams Award for: ‘Positive Mental Health’ (Imagine Your Goals)

Kickz, Volunteer of the Year Award (Daniel Wilson).

Kickz, North West Regional U16’s Award.

Premier League Schools Tournament, National Winners (Broughton Hall).

North West College Winners, Skelmersdale – Manager, (Andy Gray)

Prince’s Trust, 'Breakthrough Achievement Award' (Carl Harper).

Dallas Cup Winners, Knowsley Youth – Manager (Andy Gray).

Sefton Sports Disabled Person of the Year Award (Joel Taylor).

Recognition by Liverpool County FA, Number of International players and six centre of excellence players – Disability.

British National Deaf Cup, Everton Deaf team – Runners Up.

England Deaf Football League, Everton Deaf team – Runners Up.

Under 12 Disability, National Champions.

Ladies Deaf, FA National Champions.

NW Ability Counts, League Champions – Disability A Band.

NW Ability Counts, Cup Champions – Disability A Band.

Manchester League Champions, Disability C Band.

NW Ability Counts, Disability C Band – League Runners Up.