Waislitz Global Citizen Award 2021 ($250,000 Prize)

Waislitz Global Citizen Award 2021 ($250,000 Prize)

The Waislitz Global Citizen Awards are annual cash prizes totaling $250,000 that recognize the excellence of individuals in their work to end extreme poverty. The grand prize is $100,000 with three additional prizes at $50,000 each, for a total of four prizes. The awards are presented by the Waislitz Foundation and Global Citizen, and in…

Drue Heinz Literature Prize 2020 ($15,000 cash prize)

Drue Heinz Literature Prize 2020 ($15,000 cash prize)

The Drue Heinz Literature Prize recognizes and supports writers of short fiction and makes their work available to readers around the world. The award is open to authors who have published a book-length collection of fiction or at least three short stories or novellas in commercial magazines or literary journals. ​WORTH Winners receive a cash…

World Bank Mission Billion Challenge 2020 ($150,000)

World Bank Mission Billion Challenge 2020 ($150,000)

The World Bank’s Mission Billion Challenge is seeking innovative solutions to increase inclusion and access to digital platforms such as identification systems. This challenge will crowdsource solutions to make ID systems more accessible and responsive to the needs of vulnerable persons, such as informal workers, particularly at a time when countries seek to leverage digital…

UN MY World 360° Media Competition 2020

UN MY World 360° Media Competition 2020

Recognizing the potential of immersive storytelling and design, Digital Promise, the United Nations SDG Action Campaign, and Oculus invite emerging creators worldwide to create media as a way to share their perspectives and advance positive action toward the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Participants are welcome to use whatever tools are available in their location…

UN SDG Action Awards for Outstanding Initiatives 2020

UN SDG Action Awards for Outstanding Initiatives 2020

The UN SDG Action Campaign is launching the third edition of the UN SDG Action Awards to identify and celebrate outstanding initiatives from around the world that are accelerating action towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, whilst inspiring the growing global community by showing that transformative change for people and the planet is…