Commission Design-a-thon Works for a specialized program

We develop customized design-a-thon programming with values aligned organizations. Partners work with us in order to...

  • achieve strategic impact objectives related to a specific global issue or a particular region

  • gain children’s perspectives and insights to inform policy and decision-making

  • collaborate with a specific community by engaging its children


Will you join us?


“You need to listen to what children have to say. And I mean really listen. Design-a-thon helps to do so.”
Melinda Lorincz, Gemeente Rotterdam

“The team spirit and client centred approach that Designathon brings to the table makes our partnership sparkle!”

Anneke Hendriks , Dopper

Looking for ways to engage a local community?
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Our work is generously supported by a global network of Partners.

SPONSOR a global design-a-thon challenge as a way to . . .


Take your impact farther in the communities that matter most to your organization. Our Partners are already active in regions around the world and this year we’re focused on the challenge topics of XYX & XYZ .


For companies that share our mission to support children and solutions to global challenges, Design-a-thon Works offers a clear pathway to engage both your employees and your customers on meaningful topics and enable #ChildrenasChangemakers in the process.

By sponsoring Design-a-thon Works, you will:

  • Empower children as part of your work.

  • Collaborate globally with aligned stakeholders

  • Gain insights that will better help you serve the needs of children

  • Receive an impact report that demonstrates your contribution


"Design-a-thon Works provides environmental education at its best: it is learner focused, it builds skills and empowers learners, and it brings individuals together to tackle challenges collectively.” ,

Hanna Seimola, WWF Network

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Enable children around the world to acquire 21st century skills. Sponsor a design-a-thon.

Designathon Works Foundation

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1016 EV Amsterdam

The Netherlands​

CoK: 60140615
RSIN: 853781606
Bank: NL77 TRIO 0197 9551 85

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