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A Call for Application for the D-Prize Challenge for Social Entrepreneurs to Fight Poverty (US$20,000) 2023-2024

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A call for applications for all passionate entrepreneurs who can design a new startup or an NGO that delivers proven poverty intervention tools for the masses. The D-Prize challenge for social entrepreneurs to fight poverty (US$20,000) 2023-2024, seeks to bridge the gap to deliver millions of people who still don’t have access to basic poverty-fighting tools for daily survival.

The D-Prize challenge was purposefully established to support new ventures that target extreme poverty, by bringing entrepreneurs who can build businesses that can expand distribution. Every six months, D-Prize selects leaders through the D-Price challenge to design a new organization to alleviate poverty.

Selected ventures have scaled and are serving at least 100k people within five years and delivering proven poverty solutions to 8.6 million people.

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Challenge for the D-Prize Challenge for Social Entrepreneurs to Fight Poverty (US$20,000) 2023-2024

The challenge includes:

  • Health
  • Water
  • Agriculture
  • Livelihood
  • Energy
  • Public Service
  • Custom

Timeline for the D-Prize Challenge for Social Entrepreneurs to Fight Poverty (US$20,000) 2023-2024

The deadline given for the above challenges is as follows:

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  • The Global Competition will launch on 4 September 2023.
  • Early Submission Deadline: 16 October 2023 at midnight PT (pacific time)
  • Regular Submission Deadline: 5 November 2023 at midnight PT (pacific time)
  • Extension Deadline: 26 November 2023 at midnight PT (pacific time)

Evaluation Process for the D-Prize Challenge for Social Entrepreneurs to Fight Poverty (US$20,000) 2023-2024

  • Round one: Participants submit their concept notes and resume(s).
  • Round two: The top 5% of entrepreneurs selected are to answer short-written questions. Participants will have about two weeks to write and submit.
  • Final round: Selected entrepreneurs will be interviewed via phone and email. The awardee will receive up to $20,000 to launch the new organization.
  • Launch: Selected entrepreneurs will spend the next few months starting a venture that can scale to help millions.
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Eligibility and Requirements for the D-Prize Challenge for Social Entrepreneurs to Fight Poverty (US$20,000) 2023-2024

  • Entrepreneurs who are looking to design proven poverty intervention are to apply for the D-Prize challenge.
  • Entrepreneurs of any age and background, anywhere in the world can apply.
  • D-Prize currently has more awardees who have not raised any funding but will still consider funding existing organizations that are already distributing intervention.
  • Funding existing organizations must have operated not less than 18 months and have raised $30,000 in funding.
  • All applications should be submitted in English, and errors in the application will not be grounds for disqualification.

What You Stand to Gain in the D-Prize Challenge for Social Entrepreneurs to Fight Poverty (US$20,000) 2023-2024

The D-Prize challenge will award $20,000 to start a new organization fighting poverty through distribution.

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Application Process

Download an application packet for the D-Prize Challenge for Social Entrepreneurs to Fight Poverty (US$20,000) 2023-2024

Application Deadline

Application closes on the 26th of November 2023.

For more information, visit the official webpage of the D-Prize Distribution Equals Development

 

 

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