How can communities sustainably protect, manage, and restore their local ecosystems?
All solutions selected for Solve’s five current Global Challenges will receive a $10,000 grant funded by Solve. Solver teams will be selected by a panel of cross-sector judges at Virtual Solve Challenge Finals on September 19, 2021.
The Andan Prize for Innovation in Refugee Inclusion
The Andan Prize for Innovation in Refugee Inclusion is open to solutions that advance the economic, financial, and political inclusion of refugees. The prize is funded by Andan Foundation, a Swiss non-profit foundation dedicated to supporting solutions that promote refugee resilience, self-reliance and integration. Up to $100,000 will be granted to up to four eligible Solver teams from across any of Solve’s Global Challenges and the Community Indigenous Fellowship.
The GM Prize
The GM Prize is open to solutions that help create smart, safe, and sustainable communities around the world. The Prize is funded by General Motors, which is working toward becoming the most inclusive company in the world, and dedicated to making STEM education more accessible and equitable. Up to $150,000 will be granted to up to six recipients from the Antiracist Technology in the US, Equitable Classrooms, and Resilient Ecosystems Challenges.
Innovation for Women Prize
Solutions that use innovative technology to improve quality of life for women and girls are eligible for the Innovation for Women Prize. This prize is funded by the Vodafone Americas Foundation, which supports technology-focused projects that advance the needs of women and girls, and that promote a world where women’s voices can be celebrated. Up to $75,000 will be granted across up to three Solver teams from any of Solve’s current Global Challenges.
Minderoo Prize to End Global Overfishing
The Minderoo Prize to End Global Overfishing is open to solutions that use innovative technology to help improve fisheries monitoring, eliminate illegal fishing and forced labor, and increase supply chain integrity. The prize is funded by Minderoo Foundation, an Australian philanthropic organization committed to returning the oceans to a flourishing state by 2030. Up to $100,000 will be granted to up to four eligible Solver teams from the Resilient Ecosystems Challenge.
The ServiceNow Prize
The ServiceNow Prize is open to solutions that connect communities to develop, share, and replicate best practices for carbon absorption and decarbonization. The prize is funded by ServiceNow, a cloud computing platform which is focused on making the world of work work better for people. Up to $100,000 will be granted to up to four Solver teams from the Resilient Ecosystems Challenge.