The MacGyver name is synonymous with innovation, ingenuity and the ability to solve complex problems using only the resources at hand, particularly in the face of a crisis.
The MacGyver Foundation aims to encourage and support individuals and organizations throughout the world who utilize self-reliance, non-violence and sustainability to improve people’s lives.
- Recognize and support innovative problem-solvers
- Challenge individuals and organizations to tackle specific problems
- Support educational opportunities to help create the next generation of problem-solvers
- Build a community of “MacGyvers” to help others become agents of change
YOUNG MACGYVER AWARD
The Young MacGyver Award is an annual award presented to young individuals who exemplify the spirit of MacGyver through creativity, ingenuity and a desire to help others with innovative problem solving.
‘THE NEXT MACGYVER’ PROJECT
The MacGyver Foundation is proud to be supporting The Next MacGyver project as it seeks ideas for a scripted television show featuring a female engineer character in a leading role with an aim to inspire young people, in particular females, to consider pursuing engineering.
The final pitches and winner announcements were streamed live on Youtube.
- Limor “Ladyada” Fried Talks MacGyver Insperation
- THE NEXT MACGYVER Competition Awards Announced.
- Lee Zlotoff talks ‘The Next MacGyver’
- Worldwide Crowdsourcing Seeks Ideas For ‘The Next MacGyver’
More information on the specific programs and how you can support or donate to the MacGyver Foundation will be available shortly…