Our package of support includes flexible funding and non-financial support to allow organizations to direct resources where they need it most — to respond to changing realities on the ground, invest in the future or simply keep the lights on.
Past awards winners have work tirelessly to provide safe, happy and healthy environments for others.
All around the world, effective local organizations are working on the frontline in the fight against pressing development challenges.
These organizations work tirelessly to provide safe, happy and healthy environments for vulnerable children, and our awards programs are designed to support them.
remain out of school; 31 million are girls.
in the developing world are married before the age of 18; 1 in 9, before the age of 15.
die from preventable diseases each day.
a child dies from a water-related illness.
become victims of human trafficking yearly.
2017 Selection Process
The annual Stars Impact Awards recognize and reward effective, well-managed local organizations working to improve the lives of underserved communities.
The Stars Impact Awards identify outstanding local organizations responding to the needs of communities in the following regional 'clusters'. The clusters will rotate to a new grouping of countries within a region every two years.
- Occupied Palestinian Territories
Each year we will select eight Impact Award winners in each region to receive:
- Prize US$50,000 of flexible funding
- Support US$50,000 of flexible funding
Process & Timeline
The Impact Awards are underpinned by a rigorous selection process that assesses both the delivery and impact of applicants' programs as well as the organizations' institutional and management practices. Stars proactively sources applications through relationships with a range of expert referral partners with knowledge of the experiences of underserved children in the region, and of the strong local organizations supporting them.