Smee & Ford Legacy Giving Awards Finalist – Congratulations and good luck

February 9, 2024

Congratulations and good luck

Smee & Ford has announced the line-up of finalists for its Legacy Giving Awards 2024 and it is packed full of ILM corporate partners and members.

ILM CEO Matthew Lagden, who will be attending the awards ceremony in London in April, said: “We are thrilled to see so many familiar names, and many congratulations to all those who have been shortlisted.

“These awards provide well-deserved recognition for all everyone’s hard work and dedication to the legacy sector. I am very much looking forward to being part of the celebrations and meeting people on the day. We wish all of the nominees the very best of luck.”

Matthew, representing the ILM as a category sponsor, will present the Excellence in Working with Lay Executors trophy. The shortlisted organisations in this category are Blood Cancer UK, Royal National Lifeboat Institution, and Shelter.

With 19 categories in total, the winners will be announced on 18 April at a glittering awards ceremony at the Hilton London Bankside. The event includes the Legacy Giving Excellence Forum, which will look at the factors driving excellence, innovation and impact across the sector, as well as an opportunity to hear from leading legacy experts.

To see a full list of ILM corporate partners, members and charity members who have been shortlisted, please click here [pdf].

For more information on the awards, please go to


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