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The Elevate PRIZE Catalyst Award is presented by JOE Deitch, Founder and Chairman of The Elevate Prize Foundation.

The award recognizes prominent individuals who use their influence to inspire social action, providing $250,000 in unrestricted funding and practical resources to help them make even more impact.


Malala Fund is on a mission to ensure that all girls can access free, safe, quality education – building a world where every girl can learn and lead.


As global crises put progress for girls’ education at risk, this support from The Elevate Prize Foundation could not come at a more critical time…We must ensure leaders fulfill their promises to girls and activate much needed change.

Malala Yousafzai

watch Malala Yousafzai talking about receiving the Elevate Prize Catalyst Award

Amal and George Clooney & The Clooney Foundation for Justice

The Clooney Foundation for Justice works around the world to wage justice for survivors of human rights abuses.


“Our goal at the Foundation is to free the innocent, and punish the guilty. To wage justice one case at a time.”

– Amal and George Clooney

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Trevor Noah &
The Trevor Noah Foundation

The Trevor Noah Foundation seeks to foster inspiring, learning and teaching environments in South African schools while empowering teachers to be innovative leaders and problem solvers in their classrooms and communities.


“I am honored to be receiving the inaugural ELEVATE PRIZE Catalyst Award from the Elevate Prize Foundation. Their commitment to social good is something I admire and strive for every day, both in my personal life and for my Foundation.”

– Trevor Noah

watch TREVOR NOAH talking about receiving the Elevate Prize Catalyst Award