WRI Ross Centre Prizes for Cities

The WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities recognizes trailblazing projects and initiatives for their contribution to inclusive and sustainable urban transformation. It seeks to inspire urban change-makers across the globe by amplifying lessons and telling impactful stories of transformative change.

This Prize cycle invites submissions from initiatives and projects addressing the magnitude of challenges caused by a changing climate by increasing the scale, speed or scope of action to create inclusive, climate-ready cities. Businesses, NGOs, community groups, local governments and collaborations of all types of organizations and individuals from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors can apply.

  • Be celebrated on a global stage

  • Win a cash prize of $250,000; $25,000 each for four runners-up

  • Gain exposure to international media and a world-class jury

  • Join a global network of urban experts and change-makers

Application deadline – 26th September 2023

Link: WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities