Are you 18 years and above? Are you passionate about ending extreme poverty in the world? are you making a positive impact in this direction? Are you associated with a legally registered entity, such as a non-profit, for-profit, B-corp, social enterprise etc? Global Citizen Award is for you with a winning prize of about $250,000.
About Global Citizen Award
Millions of individuals all across the world are motivated by the Global Citizen movement to learn more about the most pressing problems confronting mankind and to take action. In order to eradicate extreme poverty, Global Citizen collaborates with prominent international musicians, influencers, and sports personalities. Leaders in business, politics, and philanthropy are prompted by this to commit to attaining the Global Goals. More than 1 billion people’s lives have been positively impacted through the social advocacy platform Global Citizen Award.
Alex Waislitz is the founder of the Waislitz Foundation. The Waislitz Foundation exists to create a positive social impact locally and globally through innovative projects that empower individuals to meet their full potential and make a measurable difference to the world.
About the Global Citizen Awards
$250,000, honor those who have excelled in their efforts to alleviate extreme poverty. Three awards totaling $100,000 for the top prize and $75,000 apiece for the other two prizes. The Waislitz Foundation, Global Citizen, and the prominent cellular medicine business Mesoblast Ltd., with offices in the US and Australia, as well as Unico Capital Holdings, support the prizes.
Chairman and Founder of the Melbourne-based Waislitz Foundation, Alex Waislitz in his words said “Ending extreme poverty is not a choice, it’s an obligation. My hope is that it will inspire many thousands of people around the world to do what they can to improve the living standards of those in dire need,” and this is why the Waislitz Foundation’s mission is to encourage people to realize their full potential and make a tangible effect on the world via creative initiatives that have a positive social impact both locally and worldwide.
- The 2023 Waislitz Global Citizen Awards feature three awards totaling $250,000.
- $100,000: Waislitz Global Citizen Award (Grand Prize)
- $75,000: The Waislitz Global Citizen Disruptor Award
- $75,000: The Waislitz Global Citizens’ Choice Award
- In addition to the cash prizes, the three winners will be profiled in editorial pieces that will be featured on the Global Citizen platform and social media.
- it is open to anyone who is 18 years old or above, regardless of where they are from, and can apply for awards.
- The awards are open to both individuals and representatives of organizations. If an individual wins, the prize money will be given to the organization they work for.
- Individuals who are making a positive impact through their work, as long as they are associated with a legally registered entity, such as a non-profit, for-profit, B-corp, social enterprise, or similar types of organizations.
All applicants will be evaluated based on their individual qualities and achievements in the following five important areas:
1. Being a Global Citizen: How well does the applicant embody and demonstrate the values and actions of a Global Citizen?
2. Proof of Concept: Does the applicant have a strong track record of making a positive impact in ending extreme poverty for at least 1-2 years?
3. Disruptive Approach: Has the applicant achieved measurable results by implementing innovative methods that challenge and change the systems that allow extreme poverty to persist?
4. Scalability: How would receiving this award enable and support the applicant in expanding or improving their work?
5. Adaptability: Can the applicant show examples of their ability to adjust and evolve their approach in response to changing circumstances?
- The top prize, the Waislitz Global Citizen Award, will be given to an applicant based on their performance in these five criteria.
- The Waislitz Global Citizen Disruptor Award will be given to an individual who excels specifically in the “Disruption” category.
- The Waislitz Global Citizens’ Choice Award will be chosen through online voting by the Global Citizen community.
To apply for the Global Citizen Award click the online application to create an account
Types of opportunity: Funding
Deadline: 31 May 2023
Open to: 18 and above
Organizer: Global Citizen
- To watch the award video click video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xb1hyTUaySI
- Email: email@example.com.
- For more information visit Global Citizen Award