Lemos&Crane working with Thames Reach and the Lankelly Chase Foundation presents the Digital Empowerment Awards. A total of £2,500 prize money is offered for projects which utilize the growing potential of digital technologies such as the internet, social media, apps and SMS for the improvement of the lives of homeless people, giving them a voice, enhancing and expressing their capabilities, facilitating peer-to-peer support and making the services they receive more personalised and enabling. The panel will award projects in the following categories:
Entries are now being accepted for the 2014 Hippocrates Prize for poetry and medicine. Entries can be accepted in three categories: an Open category, which anyone in the world may enter, an NHS category which is open to UK National Health Service employees, health students and those working in professional organisations involved in education and training of NHS students and staff and also the International Prize for young poets aged under 19.
GlaxoSmithKline’s annual Impact Awards, run in partnership with the King’s Fund have been running since 1997 and are designed to recognise and reward charities that are doing excellent work to improve people’s health. The awards are open to registered charities that are at least three years old, working in a health-related field in the UK, with a total annual income between £25,000 and £2 million.
The Awards are now open for applications. Up to ten winners will receive £30,000 plus the overall winner will receive an extra £10,000, up to ten runners-up will receive £3,000.
This year, Creative Future will be arranging its stall in the form of a competition among marginalised artists. 50 artists will be selected to display a single original artwork which will measure 17.5cm high x 12.5cm wide. These artworks will be for sale with prizes of £125, £75 and £50 going to the three most popular with the public.
10 charities have won 2013 GSK IMPACT Awards for their contributions to improving the UK’s health and wellbeing.
The GSK IMPACT Awards have been running since 1997 and are designed to recognise and reward charities that are doing excellent work to improve people's health. The awards are funded by GlaxoSmithKline and managed in partnership with The King's Fund.
The awards are open to registered charities that are at least three years old, working in a health-related field in the UK, with a total annual income between £10,000 and £1.5 million.
The Lord Mayor’s Dragon Awards aim to recognise and celebrate community engagement in Greater London; activities include charity partnerships, employee volunteering, employability initiatives and local purchasing.
The scheme is designed to reward those who display excellence in engaging with their local communities, and also to inspire others and provide examples of best practice. It is free to apply, and applications are welcome from all businesses, public bodies and community organisations which are making a positive impact and engaging with communities in London.
The annual Andy Ludlow Homelessness Awards celebrate innovation in tackling homelessness. London-based projects using innovative approaches to preventing homelessness or improving homelessness services qualify for entries. Sponsored by London Councils, London Housing Foundation and Shelter, the awards offer a first prize of £30,000.
Brighton-based charity Creative Future has launched a national competition to discover the best writers from disadvantaged groups who find it hard to get their work recognised.
The judging panel will be led by best-selling poet, playwright and broadcaster Lemn Sissay, who spent his childhood in care and who will present the prizes at an award ceremony at Charleston House, East Sussex, in September during the Small Wonder literary festival.
Nominations are now open for the 34th Arts & Business Awards in partnership with Jaguar Land Rover. The Awards aim to celebrate excellence in the field of arts and business partnerships and sponsorships across seven categories:
A&B Corporate Responsibility Award
A&B Digital Partnership Award
BP A&B Long-term Partnership Award
A&B Sponsorship Award