Sesame Workshop & International Rescue Committee
$100 Million Award Recipient

Finalists

$15 Million Grant Recipient
Changing how society cares for children in orphanages
$15 Million Grant Recipient
Eliminating hidden hunger in Africa by fortifying staple crops
$15 Million Grant Recipient
Improving newborn survival in Africa

Semi-Finalists

Eliminating needless blindness in Nepal, Ethiopia, and Ghana
Providing virtual access to specialist medical care for underserved U.S. patients
Providing libraries and learners free digital access to four million books
Eliminating river blindness in Nigeria
Competition Timeline
Current Stage of Competition
Phase 9: Award Recipient Announced

All Competition Stages
Phase 1: Competition Launch
Phase 2: Deadline for Proposals
Phase 3: Administrative Review
Phase 4: Proposals Evaluated
Phase 5: Semi-Finalists Selected
Phase 6: Semi-Finalists' Project Development
Phase 7: Finalists Selected
Phase 8: Finalists' Live Event
Phase 9: Award Recipient Announced
Cycle repeats every three years.

Current Stage of Competition
Phase 9: Award Recipient Announced

All Competition Stages
Phase 1: Competition Launch
Phase 2: Deadline for Proposals
Phase 3: Administrative Review
Phase 4: Proposals Evaluated
Phase 5: Semi-Finalists Selected
Phase 6: Semi-Finalists' Project Development
Phase 7: Finalists Selected
Phase 8: Finalists' Live Event
Phase 9: Award Recipient Announced
Cycle repeats every three years.

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