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Sustainable City Awards 2022: Voluntary and community sector

Nominate London’s Community Changemakers, or an individual for the Samantha Heath Award for Changemaker of the Year.

 

The Sustainable City Awards are seeking voluntary and community sector individuals and organisations, who are working to improve the way we live in London by using their voice, mobilising others, and/or taking action to create sustainable, systemic change in their community.

 

Nomination Form

 

Anyone can nominate a voluntary or community sector individual or organisation for the following two categories:

 Community Changemakers of the Year

Who can apply?

Any constituted voluntary or community group/organisation serving residents of one or more of London’s 33 Boroughs

 

What will the winner receive?

The winner of the Community Changemakers of the Year will receive £2,500 funding towards the costs of continuing their sustainable activities

 

What are we looking for?

A voluntary/community group or organisation that

  • creates innovative, sustainable solutions that benefit the wellbeing of their community and environment;
  • promotes inclusion and sparks collective action among their beneficiaries, partners or funders, or others in their community (particularly those from marginalised groups); and 
  • strives for structural environmental and social change through their work that impacts on the wider system.
The Samantha Heath Award for Changemaker of the Year

Who can apply?

A volunteer or employee of any constituted voluntary or community group/organisation serving residents of one or more of London’s 33 Boroughs

 

What will the winner receive?

The winner of the Samantha Heath Award for Changemaker of the Year will receive £2,500 towards their own voluntary/community group to continue their sustainable activities, or towards another charitable cause of their choosing.

 

What are we looking for?

A volunteer or employee who 

  • creates innovative, sustainable solutions that benefit the wellbeing of their community and environment;
  • promotes inclusion and sparks collective action among others in their community (particularly those from marginalised groups); and 
  • strives for structural environmental and social change through their work that impacts on the wider system.

 

The Samantha Heath Award is celebrated in memory of Samantha Heath, former Chief Executive of London Sustainability Exchange and coordinator of the Awards until 2019, to honor the outstanding contribution she made to making London a more sustainable city.

The process

 

1. Complete nomination form by 11.59pm Tuesday 22 February

2. Nominated individuals/organisations will be contacted for supporting information

3. Shortlisted candidates notified - Early April

4. Candidates will be invited to attend the online awards ceremony on Wednesday 11 May

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