TED Prize

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

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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.


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

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TED Prize 27 Nov
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TED Prize 27 Nov
Preserve your family's history by interviewing loved ones for #TheGreatListen. @StoryCorps via @nytimes: https://t.co/avWCJ7jUtX
TED Prize 27 Nov
RT @TEDNews: Interview an elder and join a mass movement to collect a generation of voices: https://t.co/v1WRIzg436 @StoryCorps #TheGreatLi…
TED Prize 27 Nov
Dinner may be over but there's always room for some pie & a story. Grab your phone and record for #TheGreatListen: https://t.co/N2LSgXVNdS
TED Prize 27 Nov