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Dragon Awards Closing Soon

Closing Date: 13th June Whilst the Government’s new White Paper, spearheaded by David Cameron this week, pledges an additional £40m in support for the voluntary sector, community organisations continue to need hands-on help from business to ensure the surival of the vital third sector. Last year’s 61 entrants to the Lord Mayor’s Dragon Awards, which highlight exactly this kind of sustainable support, created 498 jobs, helped 30,116 school pupils and provided 43,036 people with free legal advice through their innovative projects with community organisations. With applications for this year’s Lord Mayor’s Dragon Awards closing on the 13th June, Lord Mayor Michael Bear urges London businesses to put forward their community engagement initiatives for recognition to celebrate what the capital i... »

Dragon Awards Open to London’s Socially-conscious Firms

London businesses running or taking part in volunteer community projects are being invited on to enter the Lord Mayor’s Dragon Awards so they can have their achievements recognised. The Dragon Awards aim to raise the profile of business contributions towards social and economic regeneration across London’s 33 boroughs. Businesses likely to be eligible for awards are those that help their communities as part of their staff training or out of a sense of corporate social responsibility. The awards are not open to charities. Although there are not separate categories for small firms to apply to, the judges will typically give an award to one large business and one small business in each category. Interested firms must apply online and submit a short video or up to ten digital photo... »