We’re looking for innovators, activists, problem-solvers, thinkers and doers. People with big ideas that can elevate humanity, inspire others, start a movement. People who are making an impact in their communities, ready to do the work that’s needed to change the world, everyday.
Ready to amplify your impact?
We’ve got the resources and support you need to get it done.
10 winners. 1 goal: To change the world
The Elevate Prize is designed to champion you, your organization, and your cause. Here’s how.
Whether you’re focused on change in your community or change on a global scale, this prize is for you. Tell us what you want to do next. Know someone who could change the world, given the right support? We want to know them too. Get nominating!
After an initial screening by the Elevate Prize foundation and MIT Solve staff and community, 20 of the most promising submissions will be named Finalists.
The finalists will present to our prestigious panel of Judges. 10 winners will be selected to become The Elevate Prize global heroes – and the journey begins.
The Elevate Prize is open to applicants with a demonstrated history of catalyzing social and / or environmental impact through their work and leadership.
The judging committee for The Elevate Prize will be comprised of experts and leaders from across industries, who will score the screened applications based on a set of criteria.
The Elevate Prize is seeking leaders of nonprofits who are:
Purpose-Driven, Problem Solvers, Resilient + Creative, at a Tipping Point and who value Radical Diversity