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The Elevate Prize Foundation Invests $5 Million in Winners of 4th Annual Elevate Prize: 10 Social Changemakers Offering Hope Amidst Global Turmoil and Uncertainty

The Elevate Prize Foundation announced today the winners of the fourth annual Elevate Prize, which grants more than $5 million in unrestricted funding and supportive services across a group of diverse social changemakers working to solve pressing issues around the world. In the face of growing conflict and uncertainty around the world, this year's 10 recipients champion innovative solutions across a spectrum of pressing global issues, including sustainable development, nutrition, education equity, social justice reform, domestic/intimate partner violence, refugee rights, and representation of the Deaf community.
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Matt Damon Receives the Elevate Prize Catalyst Award for His Global Impact in Increasing Access to Safe Water and Sanitation

MIAMI – January 11, 2024 – The Elevate Prize Foundation announced today Matt Damon as the latest recipient of its Elevate Prize Catalyst Award in recognition of his long-standing advocacy and work with Water.org, a global nonprofit working to bring safe water and sanitation to the world. The award was presented to Damon by the […]
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The Elevate Prize Foundation Awards $6 Million to Winners of Third Annual Elevate Prize to Amplify Impact in Driving World Change

Nobel laureate and Gen Z activist Malala Yousafzai and other judges selected 12 leaders, innovators and activists catalyzing social impact around the world MIAMI, Jan. 23, 2023 – The Elevate Prize Foundation announced today the winners of the third annual Elevate Prize, which will grant $6 million in unrestricted funding and supportive services across a group of diverse social entrepreneurs working […]
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The Elevate Prize Foundation Awards 10 Winners its Inaugural Elevate Prize

MIAMI, Oct. 19, 2020 – The Elevate Prize Foundation is pleased to announce the first-ever Elevate Prize winners, a group of 10 radically diverse innovators, activists, and problem-solvers. Chosen from nearly 1,300 applicants after three months of review, these winners are tackling the world’s biggest problems, including peace, health, women’s empowerment, youth education, and food […]
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The Elevate Prize Foundation Announces Top 20 Global Finalists Competing for $5M Philanthropic Award

MIAMI – Sept. 10, 2020 – The Elevate Prize Foundation, in partnership with MIT Solve, announced its top 20 finalists in the running for the inaugural Elevate Prize, which will award $5 million to 10 changemakers tackling the most compelling global challenges of our time. The renowned, 21-member judging panel, including Chef José Andres, María Elena Salinas, Yo-Yo Ma, and some of […]
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The Elevate Prize Foundation Announces Judging Panel for Inaugural Elevate Prize

MIAMI — July 22, 2020 — In partnership with MIT Solve, The Elevate Prize Foundation announced its 2020 judging panel, who will select the 20 finalists and 10 inaugural winners of the Elevate Prize this fall. The Elevate Prize Foundation, founded by entrepreneur Joseph Deitch, is a new philanthropic effort that aims to elevate humanity […]
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The Elevate Prize Foundation to Award Up to $5M Annually to Global Heroes in Bid to “Change the Way We Change the World”

MIAMI, March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Elevate Prize Foundation is announcing the launch of the inaugural Elevate Prize, which will empower and celebrate inspiring people around the world who can spark movements, mobilize people, and catalyze positive, transformational change. This includes solutions that can help communities around the world prepare for, detect, and respond to emerging […]
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