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Charter Member

Pledge £20.24 per month and join us! You'll receive a printable charter, exclusive access to events and featured promotion as a LAB member. Open to both local businesses and individuals from the city and the wider diaspora.

Become a Member

Corporate Ambassador

We have some the worlds finest companies one our doorstep. We are looking for a small number of large corporates willing to put their shoulder to the wheel, support a more strategic range of outreach actions and spread our LAB mission across the world.

Become an Ambassador

Apply to LAB

Applying to LAB

Are you an entrepreneur, social enterprise or community project/group that wants to do something which will create jobs/wealth, improve the city or help target a specific social need? Will your idea align with the values of Leadership, Ambition and Belief? If so The LAB has three awards suiting different types of project and organisation:


Leadership Award

This Award is designed to provide a modest amount of pump priming money to an entrepreneur trying to grow a business idea or project.

Award Maximum: £1500

Ambition Award

This Award is designed to award a Social Entrepreneur with a small amount of money which will lever greatest Impact.

Award Maximum: £750

Belief Award

This Award is designed to award a community based project or group with a small amount of money to help with a one off event/project in the City.

Award Maximum: £750


We’ll open the next round of LAB funding soon. (Anyone who applied after the last round ended will be included automatically).