Beacon Prize for Creative Giving 2008
Paul Barry-Walsh has been awarded the Beacon Prize for Creative Giving for his work in setting up Fredericks Foundation which has enabled over 500 disadvantaged people to transform their lives by setting up their own business.
The Beacon Fellowship is a charitable organisation set up to encourage individual contributions to charitable and social causes and to celebrate and showcase best practice in giving. Beacon awards annual prizes to individuals who have made exceptional contributions to charitable causes or to organisations that benefit the public.
The Beacon Prize is split into 5 categories, with a overall winner receiving £30,000 below is a picture of the 2008 Beacon prize winners;