Our Work

Every program is uniquely branded and is tailored for each client's needs.

Latest Launches

Oct. '20 - Dec '21

Canal Safety Challenge

Discovering solutions to improve public safety and reduce drownings in canals throughout the United States.

Oct '20 - 2022

More Water Less Concentrate

Developing innovative solutions for inland desalination plants to reduce concentrate volumes and increase fresh water supplies in water short areas.

Oct '20 - 2022

Racial Equity 2030

Inviting to build and scale ideas for transformative change around the world.

All Programs

Apr '20 - Jan '21

2030 Climate Challenge

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. by 2030.

Mar '20 - May '21

Lone Star Prize

Looking for transformative solutions that improve the quality of life for Texans.

Jan '20 - Mar '21

Larsen Lam ICONIQ Impact Award

Looking for an innovative, scale-ready solution to support the well-being of refugees around the world.

Jan '20 - TBD

MI Champions 2020

Celebrating individuals who are accelerating the clean energy revolution.

Dec '19 - Nov '20

Connectivity Challenge

A grant to drive innovation in landscape connectivity in North America.

Nov '19 - Jul '20

Technology Innovation Challenge

Awarding game-changing solutions to build a stronger homeless services delivery system in LA County

Oct '19 - Dec '20

Economic Opportunity Challenge

Scaling the most transformative approach to expanding economic opportunity for low-income individuals and communities in the U.S.

Aug '18 - Apr '21

NASA C02 Conversion Challenge

Converting CO2 into molecules to power bio-manufacturing in space.

Apr '19 - 2021

100&Change 2021

Ready to fund a single proposal that promises real and measurable progress in solving a critical problem of our time.

Apr '19 - Jun '20

Chicago Prize

Investing in community leadership and community-led ideas on Chicago’s South and West Sides.

Jul '19 - Feb ' 19

Healthy Allegheny Challenge

Looking for an innovative, equitable solution to improve the health of our community.

Dec '18 - Feb '20

Escape Respirator Challenge

Finding solutions for people to escape quickly and breathe more easily.

Jun '18 - Jan '19

Housing Innovation Challenge

Looking for innovative housing solutions addressing homelessness in LA County.

Nov '17 - Oct '18

Marine Protection Prize

Detecting illegal fishing in near coastal communities.

May '18 - May '19

MI Champions 2019

Celebrating individuals who are accelerating the clean energy revolution.

May '18 - Nov '18

LA Homelessness Challenge

Supporting scalable services for those facing homelessness in Los Angeles.

Apr '18 - Dec '18

Communities Thrive Challenge

Uncovering strategies to narrow the opportunity gap in the U.S.

Jan '19 - Aug '19

Reconstruct Challenge

Making equitable housing more accessible for everyone through new and innovative solutions.

Dates

Water Public Art Challenge

Seeking collaborative temporary public art projects that build connectivity between cultures through creative expression.

Oct '18 - Oct '19

Sustainable Mobility Challenge

Inviting the world’s most progressive innovators and organisations to take part in unlocking the potential of sustainable mobility services

Sept '17 - Nov '18

NASA Earth Space & Air Prize

Catalyze aerosol sensor technology for earth communities and space habitats.

Jun '17 - Jan '18

genH Challenge

Inviting entrepreneurs and innovators to help advance the healthiest generation in human history - "GenH".

Dates

IPF Catalyst Challenge

$1,000,000 for big ideas to improve quality of life for IPF patients and their caregivers.

Mar '17 - Oct '17

Inclusion Innovation Challenge 2017

Celebrating organizations around the world using technology to reinvent the future of work.

Jan '16 - Oct '16

Food to Market Challenge

A challenge to boost Chicago's, supply of local, sustainable food.

Jun '16 - Oct '17

100&Change 2017

Ready to fund a single proposal that promises real and measurable progress in solving a critical problem of our time.

May '16 - Dec '16

Open Government Awards 2014

Asking applicants to show real promise for both governments and citizens in data transparency.

Apr '16 - Nov '16

Water Innovation Challenge

Awarding the most innovative and inventive market-based, technological or entrepreneurial solution to advance the sustainability of its water future.

Mar '16 - Oct '16

Inclusion Innovation Challenge 2016

Celebrating organizations around the world using technology to reinvent the future of work.

Sept '15 - Nov '15

Breakthrough Junior Prize

A challenge that invites students, ages 13-18, to share their passion for math and science with the world!

Dates

What's Your Idea?

Share your idea for a challenge that could help solve an issue that's important to the fields of science, exploration, or conservation.

Dates

Water Consciousness Challenge

Raising awareness about the scarcity of water in Arizona.

Nov '13 - Apr '14

Terra Watt Prize

A prize to support entrepreneurs and investors in the quest to bring basic access to electricity to people worldwide