The Turning Point Prize, a program of Women for Social Innovation, is seed money given annually to an emerging “social innovator” – who develops a creative and entrepreneurial solution to a difficult problem affecting a segment of women, girls, and families. Each applicant’s idea will be judged on the definition of the problem, the project goals and impact, innovativeness of the idea, feasibility of the project plan, the vision of success and entrepreneurial spirit.
The 2016 Turning Point Prize application information is located on the "How to Apply" page. Deadline to apply is January 15th, 2016 at 5pm.
Information sessions will be held on November 19th from 8:00-9:30 a.m., and December 15th from 5:30-7:00 p.m.
All electronic submissions, as well as questions, should be directed to: [email protected].
You are eligible to apply if you:
- are currently a resident of or student enrolled in a college or graduate school in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery or Philadelphia counties in PA, or Camden, Burlington, or Gloucester counties in NJ;
- have an educational institution with 501(c)(3) tax status or other 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that has agreed to sponsor your project;are not an employee of your sponsoring organization; and
- the project addresses problems facing women, girls and families in the Greater Philadelphia area
The Turning Point Prize is a program of Women for Social Innovation, a donor-advised fund administered by WOMEN'S WAY.