262 SUBMISSIONS 160 CITIES 54 COUNTRIES 6 LANGUAGES
WINNER SELECTION BY JURY
WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT & CELEBRATION
ABOUT THE PRIZE FOR CITIES
The WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities is the premier global award celebrating and spotlighting transformative urban change. The Prize for Cities seeks to inspire urban change-makers across the globe by elevating trailblazing initiatives and telling impactful stories of sustainable urban transformation.
Businesses, NGOs, community groups, local governments and collaborations of all types of organizations and individuals from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors are welcome to apply.
One grand prize winner receives a cash prize of $250,000. Four runners-up receive $25,000 each.
The Prize for Cities jury is a distinguished group of urban leaders and visionaries. Jury members draw on their unique and diverse experiences and expertise to select the winning submission from five finalists through a deliberative process.
Based on their experience in the field, the Advisory Council recommends transformative urban projects worthy of the Prize for Cities.