Announcing: 2017 Drucker Prize Semifinalists

While only one organization will win the $100,000 prize, all our semifinalists can gain powerful new knowledge.

The Drucker Institute at Claremont Graduate University has named the 50 semifinalists for the 2017 Drucker Prize.

Out of 252 applicants, here are the 50 organizations selected by first-round judges to have best met Peter Drucker’s definition of innovation—“change that creates a new dimension of performance”—and made a meaningful difference in the lives of the people they serve:

American Prairie Reserve; Atma Connect; AWHONN; BAYCAT; Because International; Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation; Bond Street Theatre; Catholic Charities Fort Worth; Children’s Home Society of Florida; Clinica Verde; Concern Worldwide U.S.; CVIC; DataKind; Easter Seals North Georgia; Fabretto Children’s Foundation; Fear 2 Freedom; Feeding America; Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas; Heart2Hut; Hope House Foundation; human-I-T; Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team; iACT; Inner Explorer, Inc.; Islamic Networks Group; Jhpiego; Kids Enjoy Exercise Now Foundation; Leadership Rhode Island; LIMBS International; MASS Design Group; mother2mothers International; OneJustice; Playworks; Positive Tracks; Providence House, Inc.; Rare Genomics Institute; Rebuilding Exchange; SARSEF; Sightsavers; St. Bernard Project, Inc.; Summer Search; Sustainable Innovations; The Center for Victims of Torture; The Empowerment Plan; VinaCapital Foundation; Trauma and Resiliency Resources, Inc.; Trauma Resource Institute; We Care Solar; Union Capital Boston; and University City Science Center.

These 50 nonprofits now qualify for The Drucker Prize’s second round. Their leaders will be asked to go through a series of mini-courses featuring insights from some of today’s top thinkers on…

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