Nomination Period Opens for $250,000 Annual Ruderman Prize in Inclusion

The Ruderman Family Foundation has opened the nomination period for its international Ruderman Prize in Inclusion, which awards companies and organizations operating innovative programs and services that foster the full inclusion of people with disabilities. Now in its fifth year, the Ruderman Prize shines a spotlight on the important work being done, celebrates models that can be replicated elsewhere and ensures that resources are available to allow them to continue. This year priority will be given to innovations in the fields of technology, entertainment, art & fashion, media, social businesses and advocacy. Past winners include organizations in Russia, United Kingdom, United States, Mexico, Israel, South Africa, Australia, Canada and Argentina.

  • Five individual $50,000 awards will be given, totaling $250,000
  • Nominees can be 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organizations or companies with an American nonprofit fiscal sponsor
  • The first stage of the application is due August 9, 2016 at 5:00 PM EST; organizations that pass the first stage will receive an email with further application instructions

Do you have a program or service worthy of the Ruderman Prize in Inclusion?

Click here to apply!