Awards

JAN Trust is proud to announce that our work for nearly three decades has been recognised extensively through being shortlisted for a variety of honours and having won numerous awards.

The awards for the charity include the following:


European Diversity Awards

European Diversity Awards

Highly commended for ‘Heathrow Airport – Community Project of the Year 2018’ at the European Diversity Awards. Find out more about the European Diversity Awards here.

Haringey Community Impact Awards

Haringey Community Impact Awards

Awarded ‘Improving the environment and community safety in Haringey, 2017’ at the Haringey Community Impact Awards.

Also highly commended for ‘Improving the skills and prosperity of Haringey residents 2017’.

Third Sector Awards

Third Sector Awards

Finalist in the category of the ‘Big Impact Award’ for the Third Sector Awards for our Web Guardians™ programme.

National Diversity Awards 2015

National Diversity Awards 2015

Finalist in the Gender Category of the National Diversity Awards 2015.

Centre for Social Justice 2013

Centre for Social Justice 2013

Winner of the Centre for Social Justice Award 2013.

Third Sector Excellence Awards 2013

Third Sector Excellence Awards 2013

Winner of the ‘Small Charity Big Achiever’ category in the Third Sector Excellence Awards 2013. Judge Ger Graus, chief executive of the Children's University, said: "The JAN  Trust stands out in an excellent field because of its incredible impact with a limited budget. It is a challenging and courageous charity."

European Diversity Awards 2012

European Diversity Awards 2012

Awarded ‘Highly Commended Community Project’ in the Community Category of the European Diversity Awards in 2012.

National Diversity Awards 2012

National Diversity Awards 2012

Finalist in  the Gender Category of the National Diversity Awards 2012.

Co-operative Group

Co-operative Group

Awarded ‘The Community Achievement Award 2011’ from the Co-operative Group.

Haringey Council 2010

Haringey Council 2010

Nominated and shortlisted for ‘Best Innovative’ project by Haringey Council 2010.

New Year’s Day Award

Nominated and awarded the New Year’s Day Award for ‘Outstanding Achievement’ 2006.

We are equally proud of the awards dedicated to our staff for their inspiring work at JAN Trust:


European Diversity Awards

European Diversity Awards

Sajda was awarded ‘Just Eat – Campaigner of the Year 2018’ at the European Diversity Awards. Read more about the European Diversity Awards here and read our blog about the event.

British Muslim Awards 2017

British Muslim Awards 2017

Sajda was a finalist for the British Muslim Awards 2017 in the category of ‘Muslim Woman of the Year’.

Cosmopolitan’s Ultimate Humanitarian 2015

Cosmopolitan’s Ultimate Humanitarian 2015

Our Director Sajda Mughal OBE was awarded Ultimate Humanitarian 2015 from Cosmopolitan.

Evening Standard’s ‘Top  1000 Most Influential Londoners – Campaigners’

Evening Standard’s ‘Top  1000 Most Influential Londoners – Campaigners’

Sajda was named Evening Standard’s ‘Top  1000 Most Influential Londoners – Campaigners’ 2015.

Queen’s New Years Honours list 2015

Queen’s New Years Honours list 2015

Sajda was recognised with an OBE in the Queen’s New Years Honours list 2015 for her work with disadvantaged and marginalised women.

TIAW World of Difference 100 Award

TIAW World of Difference 100 Award

In her capacity as Project Director for JAN Trust, Sajda Mughal has been honoured with a number of accolades and in 2012, Sajda Mughal was awarded ‘the TIAW World of Difference 100 Award’ alongside other exceptional women including Cherie Blair, which recognizes amazing individuals whose efforts have advanced the economic empowerment of women locally, regionally or worldwide.

Women of the Future in Public Service Award 2012

Women of the Future in Public Service Award 2012

Sajda Mughal was shortlisted for the ‘Women of the Future in Public Service’ Award 2012 and awarded ‘Highly Commended’ candidate to which the judges said:

“The judges wanted to mention the remarkable Sajda Mughal and her work at the JAN Trust. She went through a horrific experience on 7/7 and it is real testament to her character that she is achieving so much”.

The GG2 Leadership Awards

The GG2 Leadership Awards

In 2012, Sajda Mughal won an award from ‘The GG2 Leadership Awards’ (Asian Media and Marketing UK) in the Category of Community Spirit. The award was presented to her by Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice.

British Muslim Awards 2013

British Muslim Awards 2013

Sajda was a finalist for the British Muslim Awards 2013 in the category of ‘Young Achiever’.

Hope Not Hate 2013

Hope Not Hate 2013

Hope Not Hate (with the support from the Daily Mirror) awarded Sajda with a Community Champion Award which was presented to her in February 2013.

Muslim News Awards 2013

Muslim News Awards 2013

Sajda won the Muslim News Awards for Excellence and Community Achievement 2013. The award was presented to her by the Rt Hon.Sadiq Khan, Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice (now Lord Mayor of London).

Asian Achievement Awards 2014

Asian Achievement Awards 2014

Sajda was a finalist for the Asian Achievement Awards 2014 in the category of Community Service

Asian Women of Achievement Awards

Asian Women of Achievement Awards

In 2014 Sajda was named a finalist for the Asian Women of Achievement Awards.

Evening Standard’s ‘Top  1000 Most Influential Londoners – Campaigners’ 2014

Evening Standard’s ‘Top  1000 Most Influential Londoners – Campaigners’ 2014

Sajda was named Evening Standard’s ‘Top  1000 Most Influential Londoners – Campaigners’ 2014.

OBE 2014

OBE 2014

In 2014 our Founder Rafaat Mughal was awarded the title of OBE in recognition of her work with disadvantaged and marginalised women and young people.

Universal Peace Federation and the Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace 2009

Universal Peace Federation and the Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace 2009

Rafaat was recognised as an  ‘Ambassador for Peace’ by the Universal Peace Federation and the Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace 2009.

Social Change Awards 2012

Social Change Awards 2012

Rafaat Mughal was shortlisted and a runner up for the ‘The Lifetime Achievement Award’ as part of the 2012 Social Change Awards

10 Downing Street in 2009

10 Downing Street in 2009

Rafaat’s efforts were also recognised when she was invited to 10 Downing Street in 2009 and commended by the former Prime Minister, Mr. Gordon Brown, and his wife Sarah Brown.

The South Asian Community Project UK

The South Asian Community Project UK presented Rafaat Mughal with a ‘Special Community Award’ in 2009 and honoured her work with a ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ in 2010.

The Award for the London Borough of Haringey

As part of the New Year’s Day Parade Honours 2006, Rafaat Mughal was presented with ‘The Award for the London Borough of Haringey’, in recognition of her outstanding achievements within the Borough.