The Opus Prize is an annual award recognizing individuals or organizations who champion faith-filled change. The Opus Prize is given not only to expand the humanitarian efforts of the recipient, but to inspire others to pursue lives of service. The $1 million award and two $100,000 prizes make up one of the world's largest faith-based awards for social entrepreneurship.
Our vision is to reimagine leadership. Our mission is to cultivate and support a global movement of next generation leaders applying universal values to solve global challenges. Dalai Lama Fellows was founded in 2010, with the authorization and support of the 14th Dalai Lama, as an independent, secular and ecumenical organization. Beginning with a Fellowship program, Dalai Lama Fellows has become a pioneer in integrating contemplative practices and universal values within programs for leadership and social change.
DO GOOD X catalyzes a diverse community of Christian social entrepreneurs to launch impact ventures that solve our world’s greatest problems. We help these leaders clarify their purpose, accelerate their ideas, and access innovative resources to do good.
LaunchGood is a global crowdfunding platform to support Muslims launching good all across the world by helping them raise funds for their campaigns. LaunchGood was started as a community and ecosystem to revive that spirit of creativity and entrepreneurism that elevated Muslims globally for centuries.
A project of Clal, Glean is the first incubator for spiritual entrepreneurs. Glean not only provides the entrepreneurship education of a leading venture incubator, but adds an integrated layer of spiritual development that is largely absent from this emerging field. By partnering with Columbia Business School, Glean equips its entrepreneurs with the highest-level training to seize the abundant opportunity in this time of great change in American religion, and build sustainable ventures that will flourish for years to come.
Praxis is a creative engine for redemptive entrepreneurship, supporting founders, funders, and innovators motivated by their faith to renew culture and love their neighbors. Our community of practice operates through high-touch programs, robust content, and a global portfolio of redemptive business & nonprofit ventures.
The Ignite Institute at the Pacific School of Religion develops visionary, socially responsible leaders and organizations by harnessing the wisdom of ancient, sacred teachings to guide the ethical application of disruptive innovation. We do this by partnering with for-profit and nonprofit organizations to deliver workshops, social enterprise accelerators, our unique Certificate in Innovation and Leadership for an Unpredictable Future Program, and other events.
UpStart partners with the Jewish community’s boldest leaders to expand the picture of how Jews find meaning and how we come together. Whether someone is starting a new Jewish venture or reimagining what an existing one has to offer, UpStart gives them the entrepreneurial tools and network they need to build the Jewish community of the future.
Interfaith Youth Core is a national non-profit organization working towards an America where people of different faiths, worldviews, and traditions can bridge differences and find common values to build a shared life together.
A project of CenterForm, an innovation hub and incubator for the future of the church, the Hatch is a faith-infused social innovation certificate program and accelerator that gets your idea for social impact up and running fast! The Hatch will give you business skills and networks to create innovative and sustainable social ventures that generate social and environmental impact.
Matryoshka Haus is a collective of entrepreneurs, freelancers, creatives and friends all working to see hope, justice and restoration transform our world. We’ve done social justice projects, art projects, building projects and started businesses in order to see this happen.
EDGE joins hands with those willing to take a leap into the promise; God breaking open the church, breaking into the world. EDGE is a living web of new and renewing ministries and leaders in the power of the Spirit, following Christ, embracing God’s mission in the world. We work with congregations, presbyteries, conferences, regional councils, and ministries across Canada in areas of new ministry, renewing ministry, property, and innovation.
The Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement (CPA) aspires to attract peace innovators; to be a state of the art academic hub that incubates and advances collaborative, inter-disciplinary, multi-sector peacemaking.
The Lippman Kanfer Prize for Applied Jewish Wisdom celebrates innovative applications of particular Jewish wisdom to universal human questions. We believe that the ever-accumulating body of Jewish wisdom offers inspiration and guidance to help people—Jews and fellow travelers—navigate life’s big questions, from how to be a good parent, partner, consumer, and citizen, to how to manage the struggles life throws our way, and much more.