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Prized Solutions: Reimagining NYC Deadline Approaching!

Don’t forget to apply for Prized Solutions: Reimagining NYC, a contest from The New School’s Center for NYC Affairs. Prized Solutions: Reimagining NYC recognizes outstanding work that individuals are doing within and outside of the classroom environment. This opportunity is geared to those willing to offer fresh analysis, approaches, and strategies to some of the […]

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An Innovation Challenge for Native Changemakers

Catapult Design and the Native American Business Incubator Network (NABIN) are teaming up to host a design competition open to Native American individuals, teams, or organizations with a sustainable model for creating change in Southwestern tribal communities. They are seeking exceptional leaders who are in the idea phase, startup phase, or mid-growth phase of a venture […]

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Prized Solutions: Reimagining NYC

Prized Solutions: Reimagining NYC offers all students at The New School the unique opportunity to share their well-developed, pre-existing projects with a broader audience through an ideas competition. This contest is geared to those offering fresh analysis and approaches to some of the toughest issues facing the city, such as improving schools, homelessness, and reducing […]

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NYC BigApps is Back! Don’t miss the 2017 Launch event on 1/12!

NYC BigApps 2017 is open and will officially launch on Thursday, January 12, with a public event at Grand Central Tech. The event will feature speakers from the City, partners, and workshop time to begin ideating on solutions. Register here to attend the launch event. They encourage designers, developers, entrepreneurs, students, and New Yorkers at […]

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New Competition from MetLife Foundation: Inclusion Plus India!

Inclusion Plus is an innovation competition from MetLife Foundation seeking solutions that accelerate financial inclusion in India. Participants will receive direct feedback from PNB MetLife judges and will work one-on-one with mentors. Entries advancing in the competition will have the opportunity to gain media exposure and compete for a grant pool totaling $150,000 USD. APPLY Do […]

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Unreasonable Institute & Rockefeller Launch Future Cities Accelerator

The Future Cities Accelerator exists to solve the challenges faced by poor or vulnerable populations living in U.S. cities. In order to do this, Unreasonable Institute is partnering with the Rockefeller Foundation to offer 10 grants of $100,000 to people most capable of solving these challenges and provide them what they need to get the job done at […]

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Get Ready for the Clinton Foundation Codeathon at CGI U in March!!!

Be a Part of the Clinton Foundation Codeathon at CGI U 2016!!! Thursday, March 31st, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM and Friday, April 1st, 9:00 AM – 4:15 PM Are you a student designer or developer with a passion for social change? Apply now to participate in the Clinton Foundation’s Codeathon at CGI U 2016, […]

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Apply Now for the Buckminster Fuller Challenge!

Passing along this great opportunity from the Buckminster Fuller Institute. The deadline is March 1st, 2016 so get your application started now! A $100,000 grand prize is awarded to support the development and implementation of one outstanding strategy, but the Fuller Challenge offers more than a single financial award. In addition to the $100,000 grand prize, BFI […]

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Civic Accelerator, Apply by March 13

Together with the PwC Charitable Foundation and the Starbucks Foundation, the Civic Accelerator is seeking innovative social ventures that are designing solutions to society’s most intractable social issues with a gender lens. By designing products and services with a gender lens and inclusivity in mind, the Civic Accelerator can mitigate the barriers that affect women’s […]

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J.M.K. Innovation Prize: 10 Prizes, Each $175K Apply Jan 15 – April 30

This exciting new initiative of the J.M. Kaplan Fund will award up to 10 prizes to U.S.-based individuals or teams addressing the country’s most pressing needs through social-sector innovation. The Prize will provide up to three years of support at $50,000 per year, as well as a $25,000 “bank” of funds available for technical assistance […]

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