The Grinnell College Young Innovator for Social Justice Prize honors individuals under the age of 40 who have demonstrated leadership in their fields and who show creativity, commitment, and extraordinary accomplishment in effecting positive social change. Each prize carries an award of $100,000, half to the winning individual(s) and half to an organization committed to the winner’s area of social justice, for a total of up to $200,000 in prize awards.
Grinnell College Young Innovator for Social Justice Prize
The 2014 Grinnell Prize to be presented to founders of two organizations making the world a healthier, cleaner place.
Each year, Grinnell partners with Grinnell Prize award winners to offer internships with some of the best young social entrepreneurs.