Knight News Challenge, 2008: Voted as one of 16 winners of one of the most prestigious awards for news and information, Video Volunteers received this award to train 100 people in rural India as Community Video Producers. For more information on this award click here.
Echoing Green, 2007: Echoing Green is one of the worlds foremost Fellowships for social start-ups and social entrepreneurs. Jessica Mayberry was awarded this fellowship in 2007. For more information click here.
King Baudouin Foundation (of Belgium) International Development Prize, 2008: Video Volunteers was one of the five shortlisted organizations for the King Baudouin Foundation (of Belgium) International Development Prize. For more information on this foundation click here.
Manthan Award South Asia, 2009: The goal of the Manthan Award South Asia is to showcase the content that already exists online and thus demonstrate the richness and diversity of content creativity to those interested in understanding and planning the Global Information Society. Video Volunteers was given an “e-content” awards for best practices initiatives.
Global Social Benefit Incubator, 2007: Video Volunteers was invited to participate in the prestigious Global Social Benefit Incubator at Santa Clara University. For more information click here.
Business Plan Competition, 2007: Video Volunteers was announced as a winner of the Business Plan Competition put on by the NYU Stern School of Business Berkley Center. This was a wonderful recognition of our model to accelerate social change. The prize was $60,000, and access to office space and other resources through their Incubator Program. For more information click here.
Development Gateway Award, December, 2006: Video Volunteers was announced as a finalist in the 2006 Development Gateway Award. In 2006, the Award was focused on Youth, and Video Volunteers was recognized for the work we and our partners have achieved in engaging and training youth within our Community Video Units. For more information click here.
Laureate of the Tech Museum Awards, 2006: The Tech Museum Awards is an international awards program that honors innovators from around the world who are applying technology to benefit humanity. Video Volunteers was awarded a Tech Award in the Equality category and became a member of the Laureate network. For more information click here.