Awards

Though our work is not measured by awards but by results, it means a lot to us that our programmes have been recognized many times. We are proud to have won international awards as a young organisation, and recognition in Hungary not only in the field of our profession, but also in professional communication contests.

International recognition

Hungarian Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year Award 2017 – Child Right Centre

Established seven years ago by PILnet, the global network for public interest law, and the Hungarian Bar Association, the award recognizes outstanding achievements in the field of pro bono and social solidarity. Dentons was recognized for its support for the Hintalovon Foundation, in its mission to promote the rights of children in Hungary, and reinforcing communication between parents and children. Dentons lawyers work together with the foundation to offer immediate personal assistance and information to those who seek legal assistance.

The Prize of the A20 Social Leadership Summit on Child Advocacy (Beijing, 2018)

Child rights organisations from 20 countries were invited to the conference in order to present their experiences in child care and child protection advocacy within their represented country and assess their opportunities to cooperate. The Hintalovon Child Right Centre was awarded a prize as a recognition of its work. 

SozialMarie Prize 2019 – Yelon

SozialMarie is a prize for social innovation awarded to 15 outstanding projects every year. Since 2005, it has been the first prize for social innovation in Europe. Beyond a financial recognition adding up to €54,000, SozialMarie primarily offers a public platform for social innovative projects in Central Eastern Europe.

Hungarian recognition

Website of the Year 2017 

“The Website of the Year” is the most significant competition of the Hungarian online profession by the Hungarian Marketing Association Internet Marketing Division. In 2017, our sexeducational programme, Yelon was recognized as the “Website of the Year” in the NGO category.

Highlights of Hungary 2017 shortlist

Highlights of Hungary is the first and only creative collection that selects its nominees on a professional basis but without the boundaries of categories. The curatorial team consists of qualified professionals representing different fields of the creative industry. They look for values that mark the most exciting and inspirational stories of the year. In 2017, Yelon was a nominee for providing professional sexeducation for teens with a chat service and a website, and for supporting adults in parenting. 

Civil Society Award 2018: “Most Impactful Program” 

The Civil Society Awards acknowledge the most outstanding non-governmental organizations and initiatives in Hungary. Their aim is to draw the attention of the sector and the society to those civic initiatives that achieve outstanding results, are particularly innovative, have generated a special collaboration, or are “just” good examples for other citizens. In 2017, our sexeducational programme, Yelon won the award for the “Most Impactful Program”.

Golden Blade 2017 shortlist

The Golden Blade (founded by the Association of Communication Agencies in Hungary) is the most accepted award for those working in the creative profession in Hungary. For many creators, agencies and clients, they represent prestigious recognition. In 2017, our sexeducational programme, Yelon was a nominee in the category of online solutions for social purposes for its introductory campaign designed by HPS EXPERIENCE agency.

ARC Exhibition 2017 and 2018

The ARC public exhibition started in 2000 with the aim of refreshing the national promotion culture of public billboards. It is held every year in Hungary to show that billboards, which are usually used for advertisement, can carry social messages as well. It is open to anyone aiming to react, criticize, and call attention to worldwide and domestic challenges and problems. In 2017 and 2018, our foundation participated in the ARC as an exhibitor: our billboards, designed by HPS agency, promoted child rights.

Civil Society Award 2020: “Best Advocacy Initiative” shortlist – “How do you see it?” campaign

The Civil Society Awards acknowledge the most outstanding non-governmental organizations and initiatives in Hungary. Their aim is to draw the attention of the sector and the society to those civic initiatives that achieve outstanding results, are particularly innovative, have generated a special collaboration, or are “just” good examples for other citizens. In 2020, our “How do you see it?” campaign was among the finalists in the “Best Advocacy Initiative” category.

Forbes 50

The Founder and Head of the Foundation, Szilvia Gyurkó, was listed by Forbes as one of the 50 most influential Hungarian
women (2019, Civil Sector). Forbes: The 50 most influential Hungarian women 2019 – Szilvia Gyurkó, child rights expert, founder and head of Hintalovon Child Rights Foundation The Hungarian Forbes Magazine has published the list of the 50 most influential Hungarian women in four categories (Business, Media, Public life, Culture) since 2015. In the compilation, “influence” means how much a given person has an impact on her company, environment and the society. In 2019, Szilvia Gyurkó, the founder and head of the Hintalovon Child Right Foundation was listed as one of a fifth category “Women worth paying attention to” for her work with the Hintalovon Foundation.

Glamour Women of the Year 2020

Heroine of the Year – Hintalovon Child Rights Foundation and Szilvia Gyurkó, child rights expert, founder and head of the foundation Since 2008, Glamour Magazine Hungary’s Women of the Year has honored the most influential women in Hungary from a variety of fields. Each year, the title “Heroine of the Year” is awarded to an organization which takes social responsibility and works for essential social issues. In 2020, Szilvia Gyurkó and the Hintalovon Foundation earned the title.