Preston North End Community and Education Trust [PNECET] is delighted to announce that its been shortlisted as a finalist at this year's Football Business Awards.
PNECET has been shortlisted in the following categories:
- Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Award
- Best Football Community Scheme - Non-Premier League
Launched in 2012, the Football Business Awards recognise the organisations, teams and individuals who excel in a variety of business, CSR and football governance disciplines.
The Equality, Diversity & Inclusion award nomination is in recognition of the charity's wide-reaching PR1-Community project working with local, ethnically diverse communities surrounding Deepdale, including the Ramadan, Break Your Fast and Multi-Faith Prayer Room initiatives.
The award nomination for Best Football Community Scheme - Non-Premier League is testament to the organisation's overall growth in the three key areas of Health and Wellbeing, Community Engagement and Education.
The judging panel is made up of Chief Executives of Football Clubs, Professional Football Associations and Grassroots Football Organisations – all individuals whose knowledge, expertise and experience gives them special insight into the challenges and demands of football business success.
Tom Drake, CEO of PNECET, said: "We are delighted to be shortlisted for the Football Business Awards, recognising the amazing work that we do across our Preston community each day.
"Congratulations to all the other finalists and we look forward to the main event on Friday 26th May."
The awards ceremony will take place on Friday 26th May at The Brewery in London, where finalists will find out who wins each category.
The full list of awards and nominees can be seen here.