2014 Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship: Apply!

Each year, the Skoll Foundation presents the Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship each to a select few social entrepreneurs whose proven innovations have demonstrated impact on some of the world’s most pressing problems. The Skoll Award recognizes organizations with the potential to not only be individually successful, but also to catalyze large-scale, system-level
change.

They provide funds to organizations that focus on one or more of the following issues:

– Deforestation
– Education and Economic Opportunity
– Effective Development
– Healthcare Access and Treatment
– Smallholder Productivity and Food Security
– Peace and Human Security
– Sustainable Markets
– Water and Sanitation

Skoll provides a grant to the select organizations, along with connection to its portfolio of social entrepreneurs and its network of 900-plus other social innovators who attend the annual Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship in Oxford. This connection of social innovators extends year-round through the Skoll World Forum Online.

Important Note:

The guidelines for the 2014 Skoll award process will be available on January 15, 2013. Skoll is very conscious of the amount of time grant applications take to complete, so you are strongly encouraged to review the criteria thoroughly to determine whether your organization would be eligible and likely to receive the Skoll Award.

The selection process for the Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship is highly competitive.

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