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 an 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.
➤ Do you think your organization is eligible?
Eligibility requirements are outlined below. 2019 Applications open 6/4/19.
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.