Due Date: 8.10 2018. The prize honors individuals who have demonstrated leadership in their fields and who show creativity, commitment, and extraordinary accomplishment in effecting positive social change. Each prize carries an award of $100,000, half to the winning individual(s) and half to their organization.
Nominations are open to both U.S. citizens and nationals of other countries. Individuals and organizations are encouraged to nominate:
- changemakers working on the cutting edge of social innovation;
- leaders who collaborate to co-create solutions to pressing social justice issues;
- visionaries who are tackling immediate challenges while also addressing related systemic issues; and
- mentors who inspires the next generation of social innovators
Nominees must have earned a bachelor’s degree no more than 15 years prior to their nomination. No affiliation with Grinnell College is needed.