Celebrating
impactful Malaysian changemakers

This award recognises selfless Malaysian unsung heroes who make a positive impact on society and promote unity among the people.

KEY DATES
26 May 2022
Nominations Open
31 July 2022
Nominations Deadline
11 November 2022
Winners Announced
Star Golden Hearts Award 2022 has come to a close.
Learn more about the
2022 winners.
Award
Categories
Individual
Recognises individuals who on a personal capacity, consistently carry out efforts that positively impact fellow Malaysians and help build bridges between different communities.
Organisation
Recognises impactful changemaker organisations (NGOs/ social enterprises/ societies) that carry out impactful social efforts in the following categories to benefit Malaysians:
Community Empowerment
Education
Environment and Wildlife
Social Welfare
Disaster and Crisis Relief
What it means
to be a winner
/01 PRIZE PACKAGE

Individual and Organisation winners receive a cash award of RM8,000 and RM10,000 respectively, on top of a trophy and certificate to further support their selfless efforts. The top 10 winners are eligible to be awarded the coveted Gamuda Inspiration Award, with an additional RM50,000 grant.

/02 RECOGNITION

Winners receive exclusive media publicity across Star Media Group’s various media platforms. Published stories and videos can be shared with their own network to help elevate their profile.

/03 CREDIBILITY

Winners of this prestigious award emerge as champions in the Malaysian social sector, gaining credibility to open more doors while boosting team and supporters’ morale.

/04 COMMUNITY

Join a group of like-minded and passionate changemakers who have been honoured through SGHA and participate in exclusive SGHA Winners Network events and partnership opportunities.

/05 VISIBILITY

Nominees are evaluated by a panel of esteemed judges who are reputable social sector leaders, with the opportunity to be promoted publicly.

Featured: SGHA 2022 Winners
Testimonials
Anugerah ini bukan untuk dibanggakan tapi untuk kita usaha lebih lagi membantu masyarakat yang kurang mampu di luar sana.
Yunizam Yusop (2019 winner)
This award acts as a catalyst to receiving more support to continue our effort in conserving the dusky langurs, to promote coexistence between humans and wildlife.
Langur Project Penang (LPP) (2020 winner)
Winning this award amplifies the value of lifelong learning and would encourage people of all ages to combat digital ageism together with us.
Bengkel Teknologi Senior (2020 winner)
We are very happy for the coverage that The Star and Yayasan Gamuda provided for us. No joke. Front page of a national newspaper and half page of our story, if not because of this Award, we will never ever got the chance or financial ability for such a press inclusion.
Seven Tea One (2020 winner and also Gamuda Inspiration Award winner)
Thanks to the Star Golden Hearts Award, after 3 hours of my winning news going online, somebody called me and wanted to support my class.
Abdul Muiz Hussin (2021 winner)
The publicity that Star has given us has already made a difference. There are new customers who said they read about us in the news and come to support, they even leave a little extra for the fishermen from their payment.
Shalan bin Jum’at (2021 winner)
This award is a morale booster, and pat on the back for our driven and talented team that has been driving change every single day. This will inspire us to focus on scaling our impact across Malaysia on our mission to reduce LPG cooking gas price for our customers and put talented B40 Malaysians back on jobs across the country!
BeliGas (2021 winner)
Every contribution counts toward our long term regeneration mission and continuous awareness about the sustainable utilisation of bamboo and its carbon offset potential.
SEAD Industries (2022 winner)
Winning this award garners the awareness and support of every child and every adult of both the current and the future generation to accept and empower autism. This award inspires the younger generations to believe in themselves, reassuring them that every contribution makes a difference.
Serena Zara Taufiq (2022 winner)