The annual Evergreen Prize identifies and helps scale programs that best help low-income youth access and complete college or vocational degrees.
➤ The Evergreen Prize consists of:
- $125,000 will be given to the winning organization in recognition of its accomplishments to date on behalf of low-income students and to support its growth goals.
- All three finalists will present at the Oct 15th Awards Dinner attended by national education and foundation leaders. The Prize Winner will be announced following the presentations.
- Ongoing PR and marketing support to broadly promote their organization.
- Advice from a group of ed-tech and business consultants to explore non-philanthropic revenue generation opportunities.
US-based non-profit or government organizations.
Including education and workforce development programs.
Evidence of success.
Applicants must provide evidence of their success and cost-effectiveness, preferably from an independent evaluation.
Path to scale.
Organizations must supply a plan for scaling the number of low-income youth they impact.
Applicants must be willing to share their program model with other organizations looking to improve outcomes for low-income youth.