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:
$100,000 award to the winning organization
Monetary prizes awarded to 2nd and 3rd place
All three finalists will present at the Awards Dinner in New York City to education and foundation leaders
Winners will receive ongoing marketing support to promote their organization and programs
By shining a spotlight on the Evergreen Prize winner, we will generate public awareness to accelerate the program’s growth
➤ Do you think your organization is eligible?
Eligibility requirements are outlined below.
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.
Applicants must have an annual operating budget of less than $8 million.