Deadline: 9 May 2023 and 25 September 2023
Open to: Companies, NGOs, the public and other organizations
Benefits: €100,000 of prize money


The iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE supports projects that contribute to improving society. If a candidate works towards achieving one or more of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, their project is eligible.

The best projects will be honored with a total prize money of EUR 100,000 per year. Candidates are welcome to submit all projects that contribute to solving the most urgent challenges of current times and help to improve conditions – their CSR projects or their active support for a specific aspect of society. The project should already be implemented.


Candidates should enter their project if they can answer one or more questions with “Yes”:

Does it approach or solve a relevant problem?

Does it reflect moral-ethical standards?

Does it strengthen group relations?

Does it create a positive experience?

Does it balance effort and use value?

Companies, design studios, NGOs, foundations, public and other organizations, social enterprises and entrepreneurs are welcome to submit. Student concepts cannot be accepted.


Prize Money: The project will be supported with a share of EUR 100,00 in prize money.

The Project: Projects selected by the jury will be shown on the iF Design Website for an unlimited period of time.

Updates: Recipients can update their project with the latest videos, photos or news.

Communication Support: Projects selected by the jury will be introduced to a global design community, media, and the design-interested public.

iF Jury Feedback Chart: Projects selected by the jury will receive their individual jury report for each supported project.


The iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE will be decided twice a year. Deadline for the first selection: 9 May 2023 Deadline for the second selection: 25 September 2023

For more information, please visit the official website.