Pride of Place Leeds is delighted that Pride of Place Living is nominated for the William Sutton Prize 2021 for Social Innovation, with up to £20,000 on offer for the winners to help turn their bright ideas into reality.
As Leeds’ first LGBTQ+ affirmative housing project and community space, Pride of Place Living are amongst the six nominees for the prize.
If chosen as the winners, it would enable Pride of Place Living to take a significant step towards its goal of providing multi-generational, life-long and inclusive LGBTQ+ affirmative living in Leeds. particularly for people over 50.
Part of this prize money will be used to deliver workshops, which will give the Leeds LGBTQ+ community an opportunity to discuss and shape living spaces in innovative and inclusive ways.
This work is still in its development stages, and winning this prize would play a key role in the growth of Pride of Place Living
Clare Miller, Chief Executive of Clarion Housing Group, said:
“In the fourth year of The William Sutton Prize, we narrowed our focus in the hope of identifying concepts that could tackle some of the key issues affecting society today. I look forward to seeing how these creative projects will make a real difference in their communities, and it’s a real honour to be able to support them through the Prize.”
The winners in both categories will be announced at an event on 9 March.