APPLY: $1Million Change the World Competition in USA 2016

The Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2016 Forbes Under 30 Change the World Competition. This is the largest-ever competition for young social entrepreneurs, funding those disruptive and scalable ideas that address global challenges.
WORTH    

  • For-Profit Competition– The winning company will receive a cash award of $200,000 USD while each of the three runners up will receive $25,000. Forbes is offering $225,000 in an in-kind media grant bring the total prize in this category to $500,000 USD.
  • Nonprofit Competition– The overall winner will receive $50,000 while each of the three runners up will receive $25,000. Forbes is offering $375,000 in an in-kind media grant bring the total prize in this category to $500,000 USD.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Active social entrepreneurs who are under the age of 30 at the time of the competition (i.e., born after October 20, 1986) and are founders, co-founders or top executives of their organizations;
  • Entrepreneurs who are based:
    • In the United States (non-profit track only); or
    • Anywhere in the world (for-profit track only).
  • Those who are already actively engaged in a social enterprise—this is not a business plan contest, but one that will reward and accelerate those entrepreneurs already making a difference.

DEADLINE: September 6 2016
To apply and for more information visit here

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