NEWS:  Applications for the 2014-2015 Lipman Family Prize Fellows are now closed. Applicants selected from this initial process will be interviewed the final week of September and the 2014-2015 Fellows will be announced the end of September. If you have any questions, please contact Mariah Casias (

Vision. Inspiration. Impact. The ability to see the world as it can be — to inspire ideas for change — to deliver sustainable solutions for a better world.

The Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize at the University of Pennsylvania is an annual global prize that celebrates leadership and innovation among organizations creating positive social impact. Governed by a steering committee comprised of University faculty, staff, and Lipman family representatives, the Lipman Family Prize is administered by the Wharton School on behalf of the University of Pennsylvania. Learn more about Penn’s rich tradition of service.