Vineyard Compassion’s pioneering work has been recognised locally. In 2011 it won the Coleraine Council Community Endeavour Award. In 2014 it won the ‘Most Inspiring Debt Centre’ Award and the Social Enterprise NI ‘One to Watch’ Award. It was recently a finalist in the CO3 Leadership Awards 2017 & 2018 (Leading people, Social Entrepreneurial Leader, Social Innovation & Inspiring Leader of the Year categories). In June 2018, the charity was awarded “The Queens Award for Voluntary Service” – the MBE for voluntary organisations.