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Present your project for free and win your share of EUR 50,000 in prize money.

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This year’s iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE is closed - Thanks to all participants!

In December 2017, the iF board members, supported by annually rotating iF team members, will decide the 2017 winners and divide up the prize money.

PLEASE NOTE: The 2018 prize is already accepting submissions!

The iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE aims to publish and support projects that contribute to our society. We do not charge any fees. The best projects will be honored with prize money of EUR 50,000 in total.

Publish your project in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE (for free) and you will automatically compete for the prize in 2018! In addition, your project will reach the global design community.

Companies, design studios, NGOs, foundations, public and other organizations are welcome to submit. Your project should already be established and you can apply with the same project a maximum of two times. Student concepts will not be accepted.

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Your benefits

If you apply for the iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE, you can benefit from many advantages which help to boost your project:

1. You can win a share of EUR 50,000 in prize money.

2. Your application is free of charge.

3. Your project will be published in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE forever.

4. Your project will be introduced to a global design community, media and the design interested public.

All projects at a glance

View all published projects competing for the iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE 2017 in our Social Impact Collection.



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