THE ELEVATE PRIZE

POWERED BY MIT SOLVE

Our mission is to dramatically amplify the impact of innovators, activists and problem-solvers. And together build a powerful platform to mobilize communities, catalyze positive change and awaken the hero in all of us.

The prize is powered by MIT Solve, a marketplace for social impact innovation. We are leveraging their award-winning open innovation platform and methodology, as well as their extensive network of entrepreneurs and social impact leaders all around the world.

PRIZE TIMELINE 2020

APPLICATIONS CLOSE IN 6 DAYS…

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march

30

Applications
Open

july

13

Deadline to
Submit Applications

august

05

2020 Elevate
finalists announced

september

18-19

Elevate Prize
Winners Selected

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THE PRIZE

THE ELEVATE PRIZE IN DETAIL

Addressing our most challenging global issues by empowering talented and passionate leaders around the world who will inspire others to uplift their community.

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HOW IT WORKS

THE PROCESS AND STEPS

Those eligible can apply up until July 13, after which staff and judges will select the most promising submissions as Finalists. Our esteemed judges will select 10 winners among these Finalists in September.

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HOW TO APPLY

A GUIDE TO APPLY

Sound like you? 
Learn the who, what, when and why of applying for The Elevate Prize.

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WHO CAN APPLY?

DETAILS ON WHO CAN APPLY

Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and should be the primary delegate for their organization, which must be a legally established entity. If selected as a Finalist, applicants will be invited to present their work during The Elevate Prize Awards, and if selected as a global hero, they will be the lead participant throughout the program.

Global Challenge in Response to COVID-19

One winner from MIT Solve’s Health Security and Pandemics Challenge will be selected as part of our first cohort of ten global heroes.

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