Skoll foundation makes huge scale transform by investing in, celebrating social entrepreneurs, innovators who help to solve the world’s biggest pressing troubles. Skoll Foundation gives the Skoll Awards each year for the social entrepreneurship to prefer group of social entrepreneurs whose improvements have already had important, confirmed impact on some world’s most pressing troubles and invests openly in the promise of even better impact at level. The Skoll Awards help to running free the complete worldwide potential and getting in touch with social entrepreneurs.
Recently, Skoll Foundation announced 2016 Skoll Award for social entrepreneurship. Every Awardee’s organizations receive $1.25 million, three-year foundation support asset to level their work and enhance their impact. They also increase influence with their long term membership in a worldwide community of creative leaders and innovators. They dedicated to solve the world’s biggest pressing problems. They choose awardees who processional capable to focus and solve issues like ecological sustainability, education, health, economic prospect, tranquility and human rights and sustainable markets.
The list of 2016 Skoll Awardees
- Mallika Dutt: Mallika Dutt is the founder, CEO and president of Breakthrough. She received 2016 Skoll Award. Breakthrough prevents violence and prejudice by changing standard.
- Sonali Khan: Sonali khan is a vice president and country director of Breakthrough. She received 2016 Skoll Award with Mallika. She brings along over two decades of qualified experience.
- Bryan Stevenson: Bryan Stevenson is an Executive Director and founder of Equal Justice Initiative that is placed in Montgomery, Alabama. He received 2016 Skoll Award.
- Chuck Slaughter: Chuck Slaughter is the Founder and President of Living Goods.
- Vivek Maru: Vivek Maru is a Chief Executive Officer of Namati.
- Oren Yakobovich: Oren Yakobovich is the CEO of Videre.
Nominations Process of Skoll Foundation
The Skoll Foundation uses a multiyear source procedure for the Skoll Awards of social entrepreneurship. Their aim is to save association’s precious time and reliable effort as identifying the greatly aligned social entrepreneurs. They only allow referrals and nominations request from their network of partners and reject every unsolicited referrals and nominations.
Criteria and Eligibility for Award
If you have been requested and nominate Awardees so it is important to review all the Skoll Award criteria and eligibility firstly to find out whether the organization would be eligible and probable to receive award. The organizations will be evaluated on the basis of the following criteria:
- Social entrepreneur standards are entrench in the organization culture of the.
- The association has a way that basically disrupts an unsustainable and unfair balance to resolve social and environmental troubles.
- The organization has a feasible business reproduction and forceful plan for getting long term development and sustainability.
- The organization mission is to identify a critical and timely issue because it is world’s most pressing problems.
- The organization has joint venture in position to optimize its form and implementation that its mission on a bigger scale. It is a major factor that has local, national, regional and other main players in its ecological unit.
- Skoll leverage needs the organization that actively shares and connects with Skoll society of social entrepreneurs and leaders thought.
Skoll Award beneficiary generally display following characteristics:
- It makes strong management team and board.
- It guide by a creative thinker, powerful social entrepreneur that serves as a spokesperson for their problem region.
- It provides clear and steady focus on assignment.
- It includes basic infrastructures sound business model, systems-level impact, scalable for greater, strong and planned partnerships.
- They promise to measurement, assessment and wisdom.
- It varies and mission aligned funding source.
The Skoll Awards disqualified Criteria:
- It does not support latest or early stage business ideas and plans.
- It disqualifies Individuals either through scholarships or different types forms of financial support.
- Programs help religious or ideological policy such as mainly sectarian in nature.
- It disqualifies lobbying (further than that allowed by rule for charitable organizations)
- It does not support film economics, endowments, cash reserves and deficit reductions.
- It is not for government agencies; university based projects, public schools, school districts, land, site achievement and facilities construction.
- Institutions that separate on the basis of race, age, creed, gender or sexual orientation in procedure or practice.
- Not support to grant making to other organizations or individuals, event sponsorship and political campaigns.
- Organizations whose work and mission focus on a single metropolis, province or state.
- It is not for parent organizations local offices and specific programs within organizations.