Meet Our Honorees
Lipman Family Prize honorees show us what’s possible when we equip cutting-edge change-makers to build on and expand promising solutions. Our honoree organizations are dedicated to a range of global causes including social justice, healthcare, education, poverty alleviation and environmental sustainability. Whether bringing a creative strategy to end gender-based violence in India to college campuses in the U.S., or expanding a sanitation project from one country to five, our honorees are extending smart solutions around the world.
The Lipman Family Prize honorees are working to address 16 of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals.
In 2015, the member states of the United Nations adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as a “shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet.” This call to action outlines 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that are universal across economic, social, and environmental dimensions. The UNSDGs provides a common framework for connecting the work of the global community around global concerns.
Click on each of the 17 SDGs below to see which of our Lipman Family Prize honorees are working toward each goal.
For the 2020-2021 cycle, the Lipman Family Prize received applications from over 115 organizations dedicated to a range of global causes including job training and skill development, health and well-being, education, small farmers economic development, clean water and sanitation, legal social justice, poverty alleviation, immigrant, asylum, and refugee rights and public service. The three honorees below were chosen after rigorous evaluation by a committee of faculty, students, and staff spanning across the University. As always, we value building relationships with our honorees and are passionate about getting to know these change-makers around the world.
The Lipman Family Prize was thrilled to announce the 2020 Beacon Awards winners. CareMessage and HOPE Enterprise received $250,000 each in unrestricted funds. The Beacon Awards were designed to reward and support Lipman Family Prize honorees who demonstrated success in growing their social impact efforts.