We are proud to announce the Santander Social Exchange Award. The winning social enterprise will be presented with a £5,000 award at The Social Enterprise Exchange in March.

The Santander Social Enterprise Exchange Award aims to support social enterprises that are looking to partner, replicate or share knowledge with other social enterprises in order to grow their social and environmental impact.

The Exchange Award is for up to £5,000, and for UK-based social enterprises with an annual turnover of no more than £250,000. In addition to the cash prize, winners will also receive a bespoke package of additional mentoring, support, networking opportunities and other benefits from Santander and Social Enterprise Exchange partners.

Applicants must be attending the Social Enterprise Exchange in Glasgow on 27th March 2012. Applications will be assessed by a panel of experts, and a shortlist announced. The final selection will be decided by an online vote in the run-up to the event on 27th March in Glasgow.

Deadline to enter 7th March 2012 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Applicants must be a UK-based social enterprise; Must have an annual turnover of no more than £250,000; And are expected to attend the award presentation.

To apply download your application form here.

Please email your completed application to events@socialenterprise.org.uk and write in the subject line: SANTANDER EXCHANGE AWARD.