Nomination and selection process
The " Martin and Gerda Essl Privatstiftung " in 2008 makes sufficient
financial means available which are assessed and are used during the
subsequent years for the assignment of the Essl Social Prize.
In the future third parties shall possess the chance of supporting the
awarded social projects of the foundation as well as the support and
education of Social Entrepreneurs through contributions.
The founder Martin Essl as well as the entities of the Martin and Gerda Essl Private Foundation guarantee an appropriated investment in social projects
both local and international due to their social and merchant-based
The nomination of support-worthy projects can only be resolved by the
Essl Social Prize-Nomination Committee.