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  •  2001 Runner Up- “Scottish Citizen of the Year” (Scotsman Readers) to Founder.

  •  2004 Training Award- Silver Super County plaque for quality volunteer training services from North Lanarkshire Council to Trustees of the Foundation.

  •  2004 National Training Award in Protective Behaviours from PBUK to Founder.

  •  2005 “Scotswoman of the Year” (Evening Times Readers) to Founder & £5K to MAF.

  •  2005 “Stars of the Community Award” from Monklands Association of Voluntary Services to all staff, volunteers and Trustees at the Foundation.

  •  2006 OBE for Services to Child Protection in Scotland from HM Queen Elizabeth II in her 80th Birthday Honours List to Founder, presented at Buckingham Palace.

  •  2007 Scottish Winners of the Nationwide Award for Community Endeavour (Adult Group) to all Trustees and Volunteers of the agency, and also UK Finalists.

  •  2008 Open University Alumni Award for 2007/8 presented to Founder for her outstanding Contribution as an “Ambassador for Education” - The Open University.
  • 2011  Finalists at VANL’s VOSCAR evening in the Category : Safer Communities

  • 2011 MAF Volunteer Marie Gault was selected as a Finalist for Volunteer of the Year by VANL

  • 2011 MAF Volunteer Training- our Co-ordinator Anne Taylor was given an award by VANL

  • 2011- Finalists for the Campaign of the Year, Scottish Charity of the Year Awards

  • 2012 MAF staff awarded the Bronze Award by Healthy Working Lives

  • 2013 YOU Magazine & Clarins UK Woman of the Year Finalist – £1000 award to Founder

  • 2013 MAF given the ‘Volunteer Friendly’ Award by VANL

  • 2014- Award and Accreditation from Investors in People for good practice to MAF

  • 2014 –Finalist for the Scottish Campaigner of the Year (Herald Politician of the Year Awards) for Board Adviser Matthew McVarish

  • 2014- Winner Top Scot in the Spirit of Scotland Awards (Scotsman & Glenfiddich) to Matthew McVarish on his inspiring 10,000 mile Road to Change Project

  • 2015 Winner SCVO Charity Champion to Matthew McVarish on his inspiring 10,000 mile Road to Change Project