Believe in the Power of Creativity to Change the World

D&AD Impact seeks to identify and celebrate these great, transformative, creative ideas that have had real impact and, ultimately, contribute towards a better, fairer and more sustainable future for all.

We will be awarding The D&AD Impact Prize Fund of $20,000 USD at this year's D&AD Impact Awards. The winner will be chosen by our judges based on eligibility criteria including the entry's alignment with D&AD Impact's values, its scalability and how the fund will be utilised.

Categories of Impact

Civic Engagement

Community & Interaction


Diversity & Inclusivity


Environmental Sustainability

Financial Empowerment

Health & Wellness

Humanitarian Aid

Ocean Health & Wildlife

Responsible Retail

Smart Living

Meet the Impact Council

Introducing D&AD Impact Academy

D&AD Impact Academy is a masterclass program that aims not only to inspire talent, but also provide tangible tools based on the experiences and knowledge of the D&AD Impact Council. This two-day bootcamp will turn budding creative leaders into the changemakers of the future.

Only a maximum of 40 individuals will be selected to attend. Free places will be offered to all shortlisted companies, while a place can also be reserved for applicants for a fee.

Latest News

Case Study: 25m2 Syria

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News: D&AD Impact Prize Fund

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Case Study: Evan

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Key Dates

March 20
Impact Entries Open

Begin submitting your projects, campaigns and products from those still in early development to established and scaled.

August 15
D&AD Impact Extended Entry Deadline

Ensure you submit all of your work by the deadline.

October 2
Award Ceremony

Join us at Advertising Week in New York City for the third annual D&AD Impact Awards Ceremony.