• November 2, 2017
  • New York City, USA

World of Children® Award provides funding and recognition to support life-changing work for children by discovering and elevating only the most effective changemakers for children worldwide.

Awards categories:

  • The Health Award is for those providing services specifically in the fields of health, nutrition, medicine and pediatric sciences.
  • The Humanitarian Award is specifically for those providing social and humanitarian services.
  • The Education Award is specifically for those providing educational and developmental services.
  • The Protection Award is specifically for those providing services and protection from fear, abuse, and exploitation (including but not limited to trafficking, slavery and sexual imposition).
  • The Youth Award is specifically for a young person under the age of 21 who is providing exceptional services/support to other children.


United States


Awards recognize real-life heroes working to dramatically improve the lives of children. Honorees receive more than just grant funds — Honorees join a group of 100+ child advocates previously awarded and receive media attention to help their gold-standard programs garner greater success and support.  To learn more about the Awards, click on an image below, or read more here.


Eligible Regions: Global

Application Process

You will want to know the following before you begin a Nomination:

  • Which World of Children Award category best suits the work of your Nominee?
  • What is the mission statement and work of your Nominee’s organization?
  • What is the organization’s nonprofit/charity registration information?
  • What tangible impact does your Nominee’s work have on children?
  • What is the source of motivation for this Nominee?
  • Why is this Nominee truly exceptional?
  • How would your Nominee use World of Children Award grant funding to improve the lives of children?
  • Nominee’s complete contact information.
  • For more specific information, download our Nomination Form Preparation Guide »
  • For help in submitting a Nomination, download our How to Submit a Nomination Guide »

Application Deadline: April 1, 2017

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