Winning Honoree will be announced April 21
PHILADELPHIA, March 18, 2022—CDD Society, Make a Difference, and Yamba Malawi have been named as honorees for the 2022 Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize. Chosen from an applicant pool of almost 100 organizations, all three honorees are guaranteed an unrestricted financial award of $100,000 as well as executive training and support from the Wharton School and the University of Pennsylvania. One grand prize winner will receive $250,000 in unrestricted funds. The winner will be announced at an in-person awards ceremony at the end of April.
“In our 11th year, we learned about so many impressive organizations from around the globe. We are thrilled to be able to finally celebrate our three honorees with an in-person event in April and continue the passion for change, growth, and discovering and solving today’s societal challenges,” said Euria Min, Director of the Lipman Family Prize.
Founder Barry Lipman said, “The important work of these three honorees in such challenging times highlights the continued need of our innovative social impact work. It is truly inspiring to us as an organization and as a growing community to expand our honoree base in such a way.”
In addition to a chance at the $250,000 unrestricted financial prize, the Lipman Family Prize honorees gain access to a growing community of change-makers and thought-leaders to accelerate cutting-edge change worldwide. The Prize connects those on the cusp of great change with resources, skills, and people-power to expand the impact and influence of their work. Benefits include tuition-free executive education programs, scholarship opportunities like Lipman Nonprofit Scholarship, peer learning events, as well as expert and student-driven research to inform and support their work.
About the 2022 Honorees
CDD Society (Consortium for DEWATSTM Dissemination) innovates, demonstrates, mainstreams and advocates for inclusive water and sanitation solutions.
Make A Difference (MAD) is pioneering a community-powered social-protection system to provide vulnerable children with age-appropriate interventions that enable them to break out of poverty in a single generation.
Yamba Malawi transforms children’s lives by empowering communities to break the cycle of poverty. Our vision is strong, resilient communities building brighter futures for children.
About the Lipman Family Prize
First awarded in 2012, the Lipman Family Prize at the University of Pennsylvania is an annual global prize that honors nonprofit organizations based on their leadership, impact, innovation, and transferability of ideas. Administered by the Wharton School on behalf of the University of Pennsylvania, the Prize is committed to resourcing and connecting change-makers to bring their leading solutions to new places and problems around the world. Previous winners include iDE, READ Global, Breakthrough, Riders for Health, Soccer Without Borders, Women Against Abuse, MyAgro, World Bicycle Relief, Sanku and EarthEnable.
About the Wharton School
Founded in 1881 as the world’s first collegiate business school, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is shaping the future of business by incubating ideas, driving insights, and creating leaders who change the world. With a faculty of more than 235 renowned professors, Wharton has 5,000 undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, and doctoral students. Each year 13,000 professionals from around the world advance their careers through Wharton Executive Education’s individual, company-customized, and online programs. More than 100,000 Wharton alumni form a powerful global network of leaders who transform business every day. For more information, visit www.wharton.upenn.edu.