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£20k available to innovative early stage projects in memory of lawyer Stephen LLoyd

Mar 30th 2017
Inspirational lawyer Stephen LLoyd

If you are an innovative early stage project with a vision for systemic change looking for funding you still have time to apply for The Stephen Lloyd Awards.

Now entering its 3rd year, the awards were established to support ideas with the potential to achieve practical and sustainable social change, in memory of the late Stephen Lloyd, former Senior Partner of Bates Wells Braithwaite, whose contribution to the charitable sector have left a significant legacy,

Stephen Lloyd, who died suddenly in August 2014, was an inspirational and innovative lawyer widely know for his expertise, dynamism, creative intellect, wisdom, leadership, sense of fun and commitment to good causes, He is the architect of The Community Interest Company.

The awards have been established by his friends and admirers and reflect his commitment to finding and supporting innovative ways of achieving social change.

Phillip Kirkpatrick, Deputy Managing Partner at Bates Wells Braithwaite and one of the founding members of the Stephen Lloyd Awards Committee, said: “These awards are about recognising and supporting social innovators; the individuals and organisations who use their skills and technical knowledge to address social problems, often in novel ways.

Winners are democratically selected by the entire community of charity and social enterprise experts who support the awards. That community includes philanthropists, social investors, lawyers, accountants, governance and management specialists and many others.

The winning applicant will receive significant pro bono advice for their idea from the Committee’s extensive network of contacts, as well as funding of up to £20,000. Shortlisted applicants will also be awarded up to £2,000 to further develop their idea, and will also benefit from similar pro bono expertise.

Applications will be accepted until Friday 7 April 2017. Applications should be emailed to info@stephenlloydawards.org.

For more information visit: www.stephenlloydawards.org

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