Applications are now invited for the Lever Prize 2010

Applications are now invited for the Lever Prize 2010

The Lever Prize

In May 2005 the North West Business Leadership Team launched the Lever Prize, an annual award for world-class arts organisations in the North West. The prizewinner receives a £10,000 cash prize and the opportunity to work closely with NWBLT member companies during their winning year. The Lever Prize is judged by NWBLT with support from Arts and Business North West.

The Lever Prize 2010– key dates

  • 14 May 2009 – Open Forum information meeting and open for entries
  • 30 June 2009 – Closing date for entries for 2010 Lever Prize
  • End August 2009 – short-list announced
  • 22 September 2009 – short-listed organisations present to judges
  • Early 2010 – Award announcement function

What the judges are looking for

  • a regionally distinctive organisation with international or potentially international significance
  • high calibre existing work
  • exciting future developments
  • creative proposals for working with NWBLT membership throughout the year
  • where The Lever Prize can add the most value