Stephen Lloyd Awards for early stage projects that address social problems (deadline 16 March 2020)

Applications are now open for the 2020 Stephen Lloyd Awards with a deadline of Monday 16 March 2020.

Stephen Lloyd (1951-2014) was a passionate innovator and developer of new ideas. The awards continue his passion through supporting early stage projects that have real potential to achieve practical, sustainable social change.

The Award’s Committee is particularly interested in supporting ideas that address social problems at a systemic level.

The heart of the Awards is the bringing together of experts that can deliver practical, free support to shortlisted candidates as well as Award winners.

Funding of up to £20,000 will be made available to support Award winners in developing their initiatives. At the shortlist stage the Awards will make up to ten awards of up to £2,000 to assist candidates to further develop their ideas.

Anyone resident in the UK, or any organisation or charity established in the UK that has an innovative idea seeking to address a problem systemically, may apply. All projects must be for exclusively charitable purposes .

The Award accepts applications from:

o UK charities running projects in the UK.
o UK charities that will run or oversee and take responsibility for a project abroad.
o Other established UK non-profit and social enterprise entities that will run or oversee and take responsibility for a project in the UK or abroad, and
o Individuals resident in the UK who are in the process of establishing a UK charity, non-profit or social enterprise, which will receive any grant awarded and oversee the relevant project.

The Award does not accept applications from individuals resident outside the UK or organisations registered or located outside the UK.

To apply, applicants are required to complete and submit an online application form.

Further information is available on the Stephen Lloyd Awards website.

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