The Beacon Awards will reward and highlight organizations that demonstrate collaboration and leadership in the transfer of approaches to realize greater social or environmental impact. The Awards are intended to highlight both past achievements and future potential:
- Looking backward, the Awards will recognize how recipients have expanded their impact and led in transferring their approaches to others since their original awarding of the Lipman Family Prize.
- Looking forward, the Awards will recognize recipients that have high potential for and strong intentions to further transfer their approaches.
The Beacon Awards will be awarded based on four criteria: