We are so proud that our important work has been recognised across the fields of youth leadership, social mobility and impact. 

Here's a few of those nods of approval...


Social Mobility Awards 


UpRising won the Award for Impact Management at the inaugural UK Social Mobility Awards in 2017. The Awards celebrate and recognise the forward-thinking organisations and people that are working to advance the huge and pressing issue of social mobility.  

Read more about the Social Mobility Awards here



Spirit of Manchester Awards



In 2017, UpRising was shortlisted the Spirit of Manchester Award in the Equalities Category, recognising organisations within the Manchester area who are working to address equalities issues and challenge discrimination.

Read more about the Spirit of Manchester Awards here.



Dragon Awards



In partnership with Alium Partners, UpRising won the Heart of the City Dragon Awards. Alium Partners work closely with us supporting our unemployed young people with all their recruitment expertise. Jointly we were awarded ‘The Heart of the City Award’ for ‘Best New Community Programme’ recognising businesses which have set up inspiring Corporate Community Involvement programmes.

Read more about the Dragon Awards here.



New Radicals of 2012 



In 2012, UpRising was flagged as a New Radical. The New Radicals list, published every two years by NESTA and The Observer, showcases 50 radical thinking individuals or organisations that are changing the UK for the better. 

Read more about the New Radicals here and the Observer piece on UpRising here