The LUSH Spring Prize

An £200,000 prize fund and other support activities, to build capacity for those repairing the earth’s damaged systems.

2021 Winners

There are 20 recipients of the 2021 Prize, across six categories. The awards invest more than £220,000 in regenerative work in 16 different countries.

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People all over the world are developing ways to live in harmony with nature and each other. They are generating renewable resources, restoring ecosystems, nurturing solidarity and building health, wholeness and resilience.

The Lush Spring Prize is here to support this regeneration movement through:

  • A biennial £200,000 prize fund. This is open to communities, organisations and businesses from the Intentional stage, through to Young and Established organisations, and Influencers.
  • Events that bring people together to share their skills and experience.
     
  • Publicity to raise awareness of regeneration and its potential to heal damaged systems.
     

Find out more about the Prize, its purpose, and who is behind it.
 

2021 Prize Recipients

Photo: Associação Centro de Cultura Sabuká Kariri Xocó

Associação Centro de Cultura Sabuká Kariri Xocó

Winner: Ancient and Indigenous Wisdom Award
Photo: Comunità Frizzante

Comunità Frizzante

Winner: Young Projects
Photo: Education for Climate Action for Peace (E4CAP)

Education for Climate Action for Peace (E4CAP)

Winner: Youth In Permaculture Award
Photo: Fambidzanai Permaculture Centre

Fambidzanai Permaculture Centre

Winner: Influence Award
Photo: Food Secured Schools Africa

Food Secured Schools Africa

Winner: Young Projects
Photo: Fundación Cuidemos Paraísos

Fundación Cuidemos Paraísos

Winner: Intentional Projects
Photo: Kenyan Peasants League (KPL)

Kenyan Peasants League (KPL)

Winner: Young Projects
Photo: Landworkers’ Alliance

Landworkers’ Alliance

Winner: Influence Award
Photo: Malawi Schools Permaculture Clubs

Malawi Schools Permaculture Clubs

Winner: Youth In Permaculture Award
Photo: PermaQueer

PermaQueer

Winner: Intentional Projects
Photo: Permatil

Permatil

Winner: Established Projects
Photo: SCOPE Kenya

SCOPE Kenya

Winner: Youth In Permaculture Award
Photo: The Marginalized Mirror

The Marginalized Mirror

Winner: Ancient and Indigenous Wisdom Award

Projects

52 organisations from around the world have been awarded Spring Prizes and more than 200 regenerative projects have been shortlisted for awards.

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Past Winner Case Study

Indigenous Climate Action (ICA)

Indigenous Climate Action (ICA) is an Indigenous-led initiative that inspires Indigenous-led climate justice, supporting Indigenous communities to be drivers of climate solutions.

It was a winner of the Young Projects award in 2017.

Learn more about them, and how winning the Prize has made a difference to their work.