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Big ideas

For the world’s most urgent challenges

Housed at TED, The Audacious Project is a funding initiative that encourages the world’s greatest changemakers to dream bigger. We shape their ideas into viable
multi-year plans and launch them to the world alongside visionary philanthropists.

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Does your bold vision have the potential for far reaching social impact?

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Our Impact

From healthcare and climate change to social justice and education, Audacious is empowering changemakers to dream bigger.

39

projects launched in 4 cycles
6
COVID-19 response projects launched
$3.1b
in funding catalyzed
40M
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Be Audacious

Let’s change the way we change the world