Recognised as a leader.
Awards Awards



Certified as a Great Place To Work® for 2024 – 2025 by Great Place To Work® Institute

Certified as a Great Place To Work® for 2023 – 2024 by Great Place To Work® Institute

Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice 2023 presented by Harmony Foundation

Football for Social Impact award at Global Soccer Conclave 3.0

ASSOCHAM Awards for Best Not-For-Profit Organisation, and Best Implementation Partnership of Corporate Foundation and NGO for Covid-19 Response in 2022.

Awarded India’s Best Employers Among Nation Builders by Great Place To Work® Institute for two years in a row.

Certified as a Great Place To Work® for 2022 – 2023 by Great Place To Work® Institute.

Recognised as one of India’s Top NGOs To Work For by Great Place To Work® Institute.

Certified as a Great Place To Work® for 2021 – 2022 by Great Place To Work® Institute.

Best Livelihood Approach Award at ET Now’s World CSR Day Congress and Awards.

Best NGO Promoting Sports in FICCI's India Sports Awards 2020

Best NGO in the Skill Development Category for our CSR Project, Employability Enhancement Through Life Skills at the 7th National CSR E-Summit.

Excellent NGO of the Year awarded by the CMAI Association of India.

Founder, Matthew Spacie got featured in the ScooNews Magazine as one of the top Education Influencer in the country!

Founder, Matthew Spacie, awarded Social Entrepreneur of the Year by Business Standard.

ET Now Leadership Award for our work on Education and Learning.

Sports Illustrated Special Award for Services to Sports

Millennium Alliance Award,Round IV, for Innovative Practices in the Livelihood Space

Charity of the Year Award at the Asian Voice Charity Awards, UK, and the UEFA Foundation for Children Award

Beyond Sport Leadership Award

The first Indian entity - and the only non-profit - to win Laureus Sport For Good Award

Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puraskar for Promotion and Development of Sports

Spirit Of Humanity Award

Rising Star Award by Resource Alliance

Magic Bus Presents at the Olympics Council Meet in Peru on the use of Sport for Development

Founding Member Alka Shesha awarded the L’Oriel-Femina Woman of the Year Award for her contribution to Children’s Education in 2012.

Magic Bus presents at the UN Office during the Sport for Development and Peace meeting in Geneva

Founder, Matthew Spacie Received TED Fellowship

Technical Advisor to UNICEF on a programme that brings together the UK Government and the Indian Government to take Sports for Development to communities across India

Founder, Matthew Spacie, receives MBE (Member of the British Empire) for Services to Children in the Commonwealth

Ashoka Citizens-Based Initiatives Award

Magic Bus presents at the United Nations in New York

World Bank Development Marketplace Award

Humanitarian of the Year Award

Founder, Matthew Spacie receives the Ashoka Fellowship