News / Press

QNS

The David Prize invites New Yorkers who love, work and live in one of the five boroughs to submit their best ideas to make the city a better place for a chance to win $200,000.

New York Times

That’s the promise from organizers of the David Prize, a new contest that is seeking applicants with the best ideas of how to make life in New York City better….

Spectrum News NY1

A billionaire wants to give New Yorkers $200,000, no strings attached. The catch? Make a powerful difference in the city you love.

Fox 5 New York

New Yorkers who have a bold vision to make the city a better brighter place may want to apply for The David Prize, a million-dollar initiative that rewards positive change in the community.

DC 37 Podcast

An interview with The David Prize Executive Director Erika Boll elaborates on the annual award for NYC’s “boldest visionaries.”

Newsday

New York City is getting its own version of the MacArthur “genius” grant.

WINS1010

A new one million dollar award that will support 5 innovators working to make our city a better place.

Harlem World

Harlem business owner, Atim Annette Oton announced today in her Calabar Gallery newsletter that she is an advisor for The David Prize, The Prize is a celebration of individuals and ideas to create a better, brighter New York City.

Bkylner

Last week the Walentas Family Foundation announced “The David Prize,” a new $1 million award program that will support five innovators working to make New York City a better place.

Hyperallergic

Applications are open for the David Prize through December 1. The prize celebrates five New Yorkers who uniquely contribute to the fabric of the city — whether environmentally, culturally, socially, or otherwise.

Smart Cities World

Annual prize will award $200,000 to five “trailblazing individuals” who contribute to the social, environmental, economic, and cultural fabric of the city.