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Changemakers’ Competition for the Most Innovative Ideas Inspiring Community Action in Northeastern US

Green Mountain Coffee and Ashoka’s Changemakers have launched the new competition called Relevance to Action: Your Place. Your Idea. Your Change. for organizations and individuals in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island or New York. The competition is looking for innovative ideas that inspire community action in Northeastern US. This can include fellow classmates supporting a local food bank, community-based action to address carbon footprint or a program to incentivize recycling. There are awards available up to $50,000.

The criteria for entries to make submissions include:

The ideas should demonstrate Changemakers’ assessment criteria of innovation, social impact and sustainability.

There are four main phases in the competition:

The deadline to submit entries is 21 April 2010. For more information, visit this link.

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