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The TED Prize is awarded annually to a leader with a creative, bold wish to spark global change. By investing $1 million in a powerful idea every year, the TED Prize accelerates progress toward solving some of the world's most pressing problems.

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About the TED Prize

The TED Prize helps visionary leaders dream bigger, with $1 million to support a high-impact idea.


Nominate an extraordinary individual—or yourself—to execute a project that can spur global change.

@TEDPrize on twitter

How can we stand up for civil rights? These @StoryCorps interviews offer insight & inspiration to fight for justice: https://t.co/iXjBCfP4yZ
TED Prize 19 Sep
Honor a loved one with the @StoryCorps app. Preserve your memories for generations to come: https://t.co/myUxmrJ5p2
TED Prize 19 Sep
Where are @MissionBlue's #HopeSpots located? Dive in to explore protected marine areas around the world: https://t.co/UcTg4VEF2s
TED Prize 18 Sep
Fight for your calling, don't just look for it. Prize winner @daveisay offers 7 lessons for finding meaningful work: https://t.co/Wz6TqQiwr5
TED Prize 18 Sep
Helen Moyer plans to make classrooms more sociable places to learn. Read on the @schoolincloud blog: https://t.co/8O2vvByGz6 #SoleStories
TED Prize 14 Sep