The nomination process for the 2017 Social Innovation Prize will begin in summer.

Please check back soon for details.


About the Prize

The $10,000 Social Innovation Prize honors adults over the age of 60 who are defying expectations by channeling creativity and talent to address critical social problems at the local, regional or national level.

All nominees must:

  • Be 60 years or older before July 1, 2016
  • Be a Wisconsin resident
  • Fill out an official nomination form

Take a look at the complete prize guidelines

Learn more about our award's namesake, Fredrick Lindner, and his legacy to advance the lives of older adults in Milwaukee County.

Update on the national prize: read about changes to the 2016 National Purpose Prize.

A very special thank you to the Helen Daniels Bader Fund,
a Bader Philanthropy, for funding this award.