The 2017 Prize is now closed and all applications are currently being reviewed.

***The 2017 Prize will be open to GRADUATE STUDENTS only, anywhere in the world***

On May 16th, the Children’s Prize Foundation will open its 2017 global call for Round 1 entry forms. During this round, we welcome all Master’s and Doctorate students who are driven to save children’s lives to submit a brief proposal online. We seek the best and most effective project proposal that will save the greatest number of children’s lives. The winning project will be awarded $100,000 to carry out their proposed plan. The winner will be announced in December 2017.

The deadline to submit your Round 1 entry form will be Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT.

Round 2 opens July 31st, by invitation only, and closes Tuesday, September 12, 2017.

Children’s Prize 101:21st century philanthropy to helpsave children’s lives.

Philanthropy is about choice. The choice to give and how to give. Philanthropy is also about possibility. The possibility to significantly impact and change the course of a human life. Gone are the days when you have to wonder if you’re effecting change. Philanthropy today is different, it is evolving, and at our fingertips is a new era of giving.


Projects Funded


Children's Lives to be Saved


Prize Funding To-Date

Congratulations to

Drs. Peter Wright and Alka Dev with theDartmouth-Haiti Partnership (DHP) at Dartmouth College.

Our 2016 Prize Winner!

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