OpenIDEO/GHR Foundation: Submit Your Ideas for 2018 BridgeBuilder Challenge!

Now Funding Agencies will be at your Fingertips

Deadline: 4 June 2018

OpenIDEO, in partnership with GHR Foundation, is inviting eligible organizations for its 2018 BridgeBuilder Challenge to address urgent global challenges at the intersections of peace, prosperity, and planet in radically new ways.

BridgeBuilder invests in the building and repairing of unique bridges between people, organizations, issues, and beliefs at the intersections of peace, prosperity, and planet.  In doing so, BridgeBuilder aims to promote meaningful engagement, greater social cohesion, and sustainable, community-led change.

Prize Information

Selected top ideas will:

  • Receive a share of $1 million in seed funding from GHR Foundation
  • Join a BridgeBuilder cohort of innovative organizations working to address urgent needs
  • Take part in a kick-off workshop, during which they will meet other social innovators and further design and build their approaches with tools and expertise from GHR Foundation and OpenIDEO
  • Receive ongoing partnership support from GHR Foundation, potential connection to other funder networks, and media exposure.

Criteria

  • Submissions are welcome from registered nonprofit, civil society, community-based, and for-profit organizations working anywhere in the United States or around the world.
  • Submission Guidelines:
    • Bridge two or more topic areas: Ideas must address two or more of the topic areas (peace, prosperity, and planet).
    • Originality: Ideas should also strive to build and repair unique bridges between people, issues, and beliefs that promote meaningful engagement, greater social cohesion, and sustainable, community-led change.
    • Actionable and tangible: Ideas must be actionable and center on tangible results in the community of focus (rather than research, convenings, policy development, or advocacy).
    • Within funding scope: Ideas that can be implemented within a 36 month timeline and budget requests of less than US$500,000.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit 2018 BridgeBuilder Challenge.

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