TED Prize

The TED Prize is awarded to an extraordinary individual with a creative and bold vision to spark global change. By leveraging the TED community’s resources and investing $1 million into a powerful idea, the TED Prize supports one wish to inspire the world.

TED Prize news

Watch Talks by TED Prize winners

2015 TED Prize Nominations are closed

Learn more


Nominate an extraordinary individual—or yourself—to envision and execute a high-impact project that can spur global change.

Participate in a wish

Learn how to offer your support to help turn a cutting-edge wish into a reality.

Prize-winning wishes

Discover the extraordinary wishes TED Prize has helped transform into reality.

About the TED Prize

The TED Prize gives a visionary leader the chance to dream bigger, awarding $1 million dollars to an imaginative and high-impact wish for the world.

@TEDPrize on twitter

Watch as @SylviaEarle sails the Charles. W. Morgan to one of world’s finest whale watching areas @MissionBlue: http://t.co/YAZ3uFEiDC
TED Prize 11 Jul
An interesting @OnPointRadio interview on foreign buyers in American real estate & money laundering @Global_Witness: http://t.co/QdxD4H7YzG
TED Prize 10 Jul
Congrats to 2006 TED Prize winner @JehaneNoujaim who was nominated for two Emmy's today for @TheSquareFilm: http://t.co/VnD6lVyqYZ
TED Prize 10 Jul
Why @MissionBlue believes that the tides are changing in favor of the #ocean @SylviaEarle: http://t.co/RGdBg1ChHJ http://t.co/txvRVLpMf9
TED Prize 9 Jul
So what exactly is a SOLE, or "Self Organized Learning Environment"? Check out this great @schoolincloud video: http://t.co/eObqJ71g70
TED Prize 8 Jul