Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew will be inducted into the Show Racism the Red Card Hall of Fame later today.
He is one of four managers being honoured at the event which takes place in London this evening.
The Hall of Fame is the charity's way of thanking supporters, patrons and sponsors for the work they have done.
Northumbria Police have launched an investigation after a monkey gesture appeared to have been made by a Sunderland supporter towards a black player at the Stadium of Light.
A fan in the North Stand is believed to have made the gesture at the match against West Bromwich Albion last weekend.
Police have confirmed that they are looking into the alleged abuse that took place after Belgium international Romelu Lukaku scored a third goal for West Bromwich Albion.
Paul Kearns from Tyneside charity Show Racism the Red Card says Stan Collymore is a positive role model for football.