GUIDELINES

1. Entry for the Changemakers Innovation Challenge opens on Monday, 26th July, 2021 and closes Sunday, 15th August 2021. Late entries will not be considered.

2. Only one entry will be accepted per organization. Once an entry has been submitted, no further changes will be accepted.

3. All entries for this challenge must be in English.

4. No entry fee, purchase or payment of any kind is required.

5. Winners will be announced and awarded at the annual ACT Foundation Breakfast Dialogue holding on Wednesday, 15th September. For more details, visit www.actrustfoundation.org.








ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

1. The Changemakers Innovation Challenge is open to only nonprofits and social enterprises in Africa. For social enterprises, the innovative solution submitted must not be towards for profit ventures. (It must be fully towards social good)

2. Organizations must submit social solutions within the Foundation’s key focus areas, namely; Health, Entrepreneurship, Environment and Leadership.

3. Nonprofits or social enterprises must be registered with the government agency in charge of organizations’ registry in their respective countries.

4. All submissions must be innovative solutions that use technology/digital systems as major tools for the community impact. Show evidence of claim through provision of web links, Videos, Pictures and other online presence.

5. Organizations must have been in existence for at least two years.

6. All submitted social solutions must be at the growth stage and must have been tested/implemented and have direct beneficiaries. Evidence of claim through pictures, news releases, etc. must be documented and shared during the application.

7. Submitted innovations must have been implemented within the past two years. Pilot innovations will not be accepted.


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