Meet Our Honorees

Our applicant organizations are dedicated to a range of global causes including social justice, healthcare, education, poverty alleviation and environmental sustainability.

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2021 Honorees

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.

UN SDG 1 No Poverty
UN SDG 2 Zero Hunger
UN SDG 3 Good Health and Well Being
UN SDG 4 Quality Education
UN SDG 5 Gender Equallity
UN SDG 6 Clean Water and Sanitation
UN SDG 7 Affordable and Clean Energy
UN SDG 8 Decent Work and Economic Growth
UN SDG 9 Industry Innovation and Infrastructure
UN SDG 10 Reduced Inequalities
UN SDG 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities
UN SDG 12 Responsible Consumption and Production
UN SDG 13 Climate Action
UN SDG 14 Life Below Water
UN SDG 15 Life On Land
UN SDG 16 Peace Justice and Strong Institutions
UN SDG 17 Partnerships for the Goals

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.

Previous Honorees

2020

For the 2019-2020 cycle, the Lipman Family Prize received applications from over 130 organizations dedicated to a range of global causes.

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.

2019

For the 2018-2019 cycle, the Lipman Family Prize received applications from over 120 organizations dedicated to a range of global causes including economic development, education, environmental sustainability, financial services, gender equality, health care, human rights, food security, legal aid, poverty alleviation, and workers rights.

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 three honorees were celebrated at our 8th Lipman Family Prize Award Ceremony on April 26, 2019. World Bicycle Relief received the winning cash prize of $250,000.

2018

For the 2017-2018 cycle, the Lipman Family Prize received applications from over 100 organizations dedicated to a range of global causes including economic development, education, environmental sustainability, financial services, gender equality, health care, human rights, food security, legal aid, poverty alleviation, and workers rights.

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.

We celebrated the work of all three honorees at our 7th Lipman Family Prize Award Ceremony on April 20, 2018. MyAgro took home the winning cash prize of $250,000.

2017

For the 2016-2017 cycle, the Lipman Family Prize received applications from 115+ organizations dedicated to a range of global causes including economic development, education, environmental sustainability, gender equality, healthcare, human rights, food security, legal aid, safe water, poverty alleviation and workers rights.

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 work of all three honorees was celebrated at our 6th Lipman Family Prize Award Ceremony on April 28, 2017. Philadelphia-based Women Against Abuse took home the winning cash prize.

2016

In its fifth year, the Lipman Family Prize received applications from 170+ organizations dedicated to a range of global causes including economic development, education, environmental sustainability, gender equality, healthcare, human rights, food security, legal aid, safe water, poverty alleviation and workers rights.

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 work of all three honorees, as well as the announcement of the winner was celebrated on April 28, 2016.

2015

In 2015, the fourth year of the Prize, the Lipman Family Prize received applications from almost 100 organizations dedicated to global causes including disaster preparedness, economic development, education, environmental sustainability, gender equality, healthcare, human rights, food security, safe water and poverty alleviation.

The three finalists below were chosen after rigorous evaluation by a committee of faculty, students and staff spanning across the University. The winner of this year’s Prize was announced on April 24, 2015.

2014

In 2014, the third year of the Prize, the Lipman Family Prize received applications from 150+ organizations dedicated to global causes including disaster preparedness, economic development, education, environmental sustainability, gender equality, healthcare, human rights, food security, safe water and poverty alleviation.

The three finalists below were chosen after rigorous evaluation by a committee of faculty, students and staff spanning across the University. The winner of this year’s Prize was announced on April 24, 2014.

2013

In its second year, The Lipman Family Prize received applications from 115 organizations dedicated to global causes including disaster recovery, economic development, education, environmental sustainability, gender equality, healthcare, housing, hunger/safe water, and poverty alleviation.

The honorees below were chosen after rigorous evaluation by a committee of faculty, students and staff spanning the University. The winner of this year’s Prize will be announced in early spring.

2012

Close to 300 organizations from around the globe applied for The Prize in its inaugural year. The honorees were chosen after two months of intensive research, data collection and evaluation by a committee of faculty, students and staff spanning the University. The winner was announced at the Lipman Family Prize Un-Conference that was held in Philadelphia April 12-13, 2012.

Beacon Awards

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.

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