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Welcome to the Social Innovation Award Application Site

We are in the process of updating our award application and materials for the 2017-18 cycle. The 2018 award application will launch December 15, 2017. In the meantime we encourage you to:
  • Join us for an information session on November 16th 7pm ET. You can register here.
  • Visit the Social Innovation Award website to learn more about the Award and our previous winners.

About the Award:
The Social Innovation Award is an annual competition that brings budding alumni and corps member entrepreneurs together to compete for up to $100,000 in seed funding and to engage in professional coaching designed for early-stage entrepreneurs to accelerate the development and deepen the impact of their ventures. The Award is intended to spark bold, new innovations that expand opportunities for students in low-income communities and address the root causes of educational inequity. The award is a critical component of Teach For America's broader innovation strategy and recognizes alumni and corps members whose work exemplifies innovation and Teach For America's core values.

Questions? Email the Social Innovation Team

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