Next-generation leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators known as “Social Shifters” have new answers for today’s most critical social and environmental problems. Social Shifters look for original initiatives, projects, and commercial solutions to the issues that are most important to you and your neighborhood. Any ideas, at any level, from any part of the world are welcome.
The top suggestions in each category will be eligible for a variety of cash prizes worth up to $10,000!
All applicants are eligible for a FREE digital incubation program that offers worldwide networking opportunities, skill development, and professional coaches from some of the top businesses in the world!
All ideas that made the shortlist have received widespread acclaim and media coverage! For news about EXTRA free help and rewards, follow @SocialShifters on social media.
Activate Your Potential
Improve your abilities, self-confidence, and career opportunities.
Speed Up Your Concept
Receive FREE access to a top-tier digital incubator program to assist in the development of your project or company concept.
Make an Impact Deliver initiatives that enhance lives, support communities, and preserve the environment in competition for incentives of up to $10,000.
Ideas for the Special Challenge Awards 2023 Refugee Challenge to assist refugees and help them lead settled lives.
backed by Amazon
Ideas for the Climate Challenge to hasten the transition to net zero.
backing from Rathbones
Ideas to meet the education challenge of providing free, high-quality education to all people.
in agreement with Fitch Group
Ideas for the Water Challenge to help everyone have access to clean, inexpensive water.
GIC 2023 Timeline – Present: Sign Up Now For Support’s Early Access
June 26: Submissions Open; August 7: Submission Support Starts; August 20: Submissions Close; August 28: Digital Incubator Starts; September 18: Judging Begins; October 13: Judging Ends; November 1: Finalists Coaching; November 27: Finalist Pitching; December 8: Announcement of Winning Projects
For More Information: Visit the Official Webpage of the 2023 Social Shifters Global Innovation Challenge. Application Deadline: August 20th, 2023