The SPARK Prize awards grants to fund collaborative and innovative projects addressing Greater Atlanta’s greatest social challenges.

The Issue

Greater Atlanta is in need of greater collaboration and innovative community solutions among nonprofits, community groups, businesses and “out-of-the-box” thinkers.

United Way's Role

Through SPARK Prize, United Way funds small grants to incentivize collaboration and social innovation among nonprofits, businesses and community groups, while showcasing Atlanta’s ingenuity when it comes to addressing the needs of children and families.

The Results

Since February 2015, the Spark Prize™ has granted over $210,000 to more than 20 nonprofits across Greater Atlanta.