Mayor’s Award for volunteering
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Mayor’s Award for volunteering

The Mayor’s Award recognises individuals, community projects and businesses who contribute or support others to volunteer their spare time to Lewisham.

If you know an unsung hero or group that is making Lewisham a better place to live, please take a few minutes to nominate them.

Mayor’s Award categories

There are four categories of award. These are:

  1. individual/volunteer – for their outstanding contribution to local community life
  2. organisation/business – for community engagement with the people of Lewisham
  3. young person achievement award (for people aged 21 and under)
  4. community group for their outstanding contribution to the community.

A judging panel will review all the nominations for the Mayor’s Award and decide the winners in November 2018.

The deadline for nominations is midnight on 22 October 2018.

There will be a civic ceremony for the Mayor’s Award winners and all those nominated on Friday 30 November at 6.30pm in the Civic Suite, Catford SE6 4RU.

Who you can nominate

  • You can nominate any individual, community group project or business who give their time on a voluntary basis.
  • Previous nominees can be nominated again.

Who you can’t nominate

You can't nominate:

  • yourself or elected Lewisham councillors (but they can nominate other people)
  • council employees and paid staff/employees of other local organisations

You can’t use the nomination form to:

  • get or reward political favour
  • reward any political activities
  • recognise a person or organisation with known political affiliations.

How to nominate

Nominations close at midnight on 22 October 2018.