Awarding $12 million to an innovative, scale-ready solution to support the well-being of refugees around the world.

A Bold Approach

Let’s cultivate innovation and activate solutions to transform lives and secure a brighter, more durable future for refugees.

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How to Participate

Learn more about key steps to participating in the Larsen Lam ICONIQ Impact Award.

Step 1

Assessment

January – May 2020

Before registering, complete our Organizational Readiness Tool to help determine eligibility and to ensure that your solution is a strong fit for the Larsen Lam ICONIQ Impact Award.

Step 1

Step 1

Assessment

January – May 2020

Before registering, complete our Organizational Readiness Tool to help determine eligibility and to ensure that your solution is a strong fit for the Larsen Lam ICONIQ Impact Award.

Step 2

Step 2

Registration

May 5, 2020

After assessing your fit through the Organizational Readiness Tool, registration is required for the Larsen Lam ICONIQ Impact Award by Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at 3:00 PM Pacific.

Step 3

Step 3

Application

June 2, 2020

Once you’ve registered for the Larsen Lam ICONIQ Impact Award, complete and submit your application no later than Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at 3:00 PM Pacific.

Step 4

Step 4

Feedback

June – August 2020

Each valid application will receive scores and comments from five fellow applicants. Based on the rank order, a subset of top-scoring applications will move on and receive another set of scores and comments from five Evaluation Panel judges. Scores are normalized to ensure fairness.

Step 5

Step 5

Finalists Selection

September 2020

Informed by Evaluation Panel results, our team will review the top-scoring submissions and may request additional information to select up to five Finalists who will work with an expert team to strengthen their proposals for an opportunity to win the $12 million grant in Spring 2021.

Questions & Answers

What is the Larsen Lam ICONIQ Impact Award?

Who can participate?

What types of projects are you looking for?

How do I apply?

How will submissions be assessed?

Should the proposed solution be evidence-based?

Will you consider funding a proposed solution in the early, pilot stages?

How can we use the Larsen Lam ICONIQ Impact Award?

Donors & Partners

We thank our many partners and friends for their valuable, generous support of the Larsen Lam ICONIQ Impact Award. Amplify our impact and join us as a donor partner – contact us to learn more.

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Let’s work together to build brighter, more durable futures for refugees.

Join us and support the well-being of refugees around the world. Share your solution today. Only 68 days to register.