Venture Thinking has received a number of award for projects. These include:
- The Rolls Royce Science Prize – For Out of This World Classroom
- London Education Partnership Award – Media Space with Queen Mary University of London
- National Career Award 2009 – for inspiring students aged 14 and under
- The Royal Aeronautical Society Centennial Award
- The Learning Trust Community Award -for work with MTV Get Real project
Heather MacRae has also judged the Arthurs, and sits on the British Interplanetary Society Education Committee. Heather is a member of the Institute of Career Guidance, a member of the Royal Aeronautical Society and the British Interplanetary Society. She is a registered Careers Guidance Practitioner. Heather is a Director of Verstalile Skills Training and an adviser to The Ideas Foundation.