Judging

Who are the judges?

Entries that make it through to the finals will go before our panel of impartial judges. Our judges could be:

  • Aviva employees
  • representatives from the trade press
  • Aviva customers
  • our outreach partners
  • brokers
  • others who have supported the Aviva Community Fund campaign.

What are the judges looking for?

The judges will assess entries asking for up to £5,000, £10,000 and £25,000, on the following criteria:

Criteria
Weighting
Considerations
CriteriaImpact
Weighting40%
Considerations
  • How urgent is the need in the community?
  • How many people will be affected by this project?
  • Is the idea compelling for a broad audience? (Taking into account the number of votes it received.)
CriteriaLongevity and sustainability
Weighting35%
Considerations
  • Is the entry a stand-alone project or does it require extra funding from other sources?
  • How long will the project’s impact last in the community?
  • Does the project have clear volunteer support?
CriteriaLikelihood of success
Weighting10%
Considerations
  • Is there a high probability of fast and successful delivery of this project?
CriteriaSubmission
Weighting10%
Considerations
  • How much effort went into preparing the entry and supporting documentation?
  • How well thought through and clearly explained is the entry?
CriteriaInnovation
Weighting5%
Considerations
  • How original and innovative is the project?