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The Elevate Prize Foundation Appoints New Chief Operating Officer & Chief Impact Officer

MIAMI – March 10, 2022 – The Elevate Prize Foundation announced today the appointment of several key leadership positions, including Jewel Malone as Chief Operating Officer and Matthew Minor as Chief Impact Officer. Both Malone and Minor, who assumed their roles in March and February respectively, will support the Foundation’s growing efforts to empower social impact […]
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Amal and George Clooney Receive Second-Ever Elevate Prize Catalyst Award from Elevate Prize Foundation and its Founder Joseph Deitch for Inspiring Action Against Human Rights Abuses 

MIAMI – February 8, 2022 – The Elevate Prize Foundation, together with its founder, Joseph Deitch, named George and Amal Clooney the second-ever recipients of The Elevate Prize Catalyst Award today for their work with the Clooney Foundation for Justice (CFJ), which wages justice through accountability for human rights abuses around the world.  The Elevate Prize […]
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The Elevate Prize Foundation Announces its Second Annual Elevate Prize

MIAMI – November 4, 2021 – The Elevate Prize Foundation, in collaboration with MIT Solve, announced today the winners of the second annual Elevate Prize, which distributes $5 million across 10 diverse social entrepreneurs working to solve pressing issues around the world. This year’s winners, selected from a pool of over 1,200 applicants, stand out […]
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Inspirational Finalists Announced for the $5 Million Elevate Prize

MIAMI, FLORIDA – August 17, 2021 – The Elevate Prize Foundation, in collaboration with MIT Solve, announced today its 23 finalists in the running for the Elevate Prize, which will award $5 million to 10 or more changemakers who are driving innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. The finalists were selected from a […]
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Trevor Noah Awarded Elevate Prize Foundation’s Inaugural Catalyst Award

MIAMI, FL — April 21, 2021 — The Elevate Prize Foundation is pleased to announce their recognition of comedian, host and humanitarian Trevor Noah as the inaugural winner of the Catalyst Award. The Foundation’s newly created Catalyst Award recognizes individuals who use their voice and influence to elevate social consciousness and inspire others to do […]
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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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