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

Publish your project


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 a 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.

There is no deadline for your publication and you can apply every day. Twice a year the prize money will be decided:
- after 6 June 2018
- after 20 November 2018

Application details

Categories | The UN Sustainable Development Goals

Important to know:

In 2015, countries adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda.


Your benefits

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

1. Your application is free of charge.

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

3. You can permanently update your projects with new photos, videos and information.

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

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

Supported by iF projects 2018

View the chosen projects which will be suported by iF with prize money to help to continue the good work in 2018_01.


Supported by iF projects 2017

View all six projects which have ben supported by iF with prize money in 2017.


All projects at a glance

View all published projects of the iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE in our Social Impact Collection.


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