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Sep 10, 2020

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 […]

Jul 22, 2020

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 […]

Jul 17, 2020

The Elevate Prize Foundation, which launched last year in partnership with MIT, is now accepting applications for its Elevate Prize. Established by business leader, philanthropist and author Joseph Deitch, the prize will award $5 million to 10 social entrepreneurs tackling problems across healthcare, poverty, racism, and more this fall. “We're looking to change the way we change the world," Deitch said.

Jul 10, 2020

More New CEOs Carolina García Jayaram, president and CEO of the National YoungArts Foundation, has become the founding executive director of the Elevate Prize Foundation, which will award $5 million in grants to 10 leaders worldwide who are successful in addressing major global problems.

Jul 06, 2020

NPR Miami Heard on Sundial (radio program) What if you were given at least $300,000 to develop solutions for some of the biggest problems facing our planet? The inaugural Elevate Prize includes $5 million in funding going to 10 applicants with projects from around the globe. Transcript of the radio interview Luis Hernandez: … there’s […]

Jun 13, 2020

The Path Forward Interview Series | The Prize Director: Carolina García Jayaram Carolina García Jayaram has more than two decades of experience in leading national institutions and initiatives dedicated to enriching and shaping social-impact, philanthropic and cultural communities across the United States. As the Founding Executive Director of the new Elevate Prize Foundation, Carolina is […]

Apr 14, 2020

Solve is seeking solutions to critical Global Challenges, including Health Security & Pandemics; innovators should apply by June 18, 2020 April 14, 2020 (Cambridge, MA)—MIT Solve, an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a mission to solve world challenges, today announced a prize pool of over $1.6 million for its next class of Solver teams. In the last three years, Solve has built impactful partnerships providing over $20 million in funding commitments for Solver teams and entrepreneurs, in addition to in-kind support.

Mar 30, 2020

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 […]