Innovate for Good Challenge

Congratulations to the 2019 winners of the Innovate for Good Challenge!

The Innovate for Good Challenge, supported by Independent Sector, lead sponsor Accenture, and exclusive media partner The Chronicle of Philanthropy recognizes organizations catalyzing social change using new I.T. such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, or extended reality.

The 2019 winners are:


Collective Liberty

First-place winner


Second-place winner

Urban Institute

Third-place winner

All finalists received cash prizes. Collective Liberty will also receive professional services from Accenture to help support their work.

Learn more about the finalists.

Learn more about the semi-finalists.

This challenge is generously supported by Accenture.

Exclusive media partner


Check out the video recap from the inaugural Innovate for Good Challenge awarded at Upswell Los Angeles.

Innovate for Good Challenge Winners



Connect Our Kids

First-place winner

YWCA Silicon Valley

Second-place winner

Raheem AI

Third-place winner

Honorable mentions: Curated x Kai, Votem

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to business of the 50 United States, D.C. and Puerto Rico. Void outside the U.S., in Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and where prohibited by law. Contest starts at 9:00:00 AM PT on August 20, 2019 ends at 11:59:59 PM PT on October 18, 2019. For full Official Rules click here. Sponsor: Independent Sector, 1602 L Street NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036.