Grants & Awards

Grants and Awards

The Neilom Prize in Assistive Technology awards recognize young people involved in the development of transformative life tools for young blind people.

The Neilom Fresh Approaches using Science and Technology (FAST) short video competition provides awards to young people highlighting important social issues. Watch some of our great short video winners by clicking on the image to the left.

The annual Neilom Prizes for Social Impact at The George Washington University recognize young people who have had an outsized social impact.

The Neilom Foundation Meritorious Award in Technology and Society at the Cosmos Club in Washington DC provides an award and financial support to young people involved in research with significant social impact.

The annual Neilom Foundation Do Good Audience Choice Awards at the Do Good Challenge recognized young social entrepreneurs, and Neilom Do Good Internships supported their efforts at nonprofit organizations.

The Southern Maryland Neilom Foundation Social Entrepreneurship Awards supported local student-led nonprofit initiatives.

Neilom Social Change Awards supported efforts to improve conditions and restore water quality in the Chesapeake Bay through two nonprofit organizations.

Students Helping Honduras

Multiple awards to Students Helping Honduras supported the building of a new bilingual school in Honduras.

We provided funds to Bread and Water for Africa to build a new fresh water well in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Africa for a population of 2,500, a majority of whom are schoolchildren.

The Neilom Engineering for Social Change Award was granted to nonprofit V-Linc (now The Image Center), to support a custom bicycle clinic for children with special needs.

We awarded a grant to DC-based nonprofit organization FRESHFARM to help build a new healthy eating/teaching garden at the Ludlow-Taylor school in Washington DC.