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DREAMS Innovation Challenge

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DREAMS is seeking innovative solutions to meet the urgent, complex needs of adolescent girls and young women in 10 sub-Saharan African countries!

Closed OnMar 28, 2016

Rethink Supply Chains

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Seeking tech solutions to fight forced labor in global supply chains

Closed OnDec 13, 2015

Artisan Enterprise Multimedia Competition

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Calling global artisans and makers! Submit your multimedia designs and artwork illustrating the impact of the $34 billion artisan economy.

Closed OnAug 10, 2015

U.S. House of Representatives App Challenge for High School Students

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The first annual Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Academic Competition

Closed OnMay 31, 2014

The White House Student Film Festival

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The first-ever White House Student Film Festival, a video contest created just for K-12 students. Finalists will have their short films shown at the White House.

Closed OnJan 30, 2014

Presenting Arts Data Artfully

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The NEA wants your help developing interactive data visualizations for our flagship arts participation data. Your work could be featured at arts.gov and promoted to arts organizations everywhere.

Closed OnFeb 02, 2014

2013 Innovation in Arms Control Challenge

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How Can Technology Support Future Arms Control Inspections?

Closed OnOct 21, 2013

2013 Service Impact Awards

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2013 Service Impact Awards recognize outstanding contributions made by programs of the Corporation for National and Community Service

Closed OnJul 08, 2013

Senior Corps Photo Contest

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Photos that illustrate Senior Corps impact through the theme: Senior Corps: Making a Difference for Generations.

Closed OnAug 07, 2013

Corporate Mentoring Challenge

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The Corporate Mentoring Challenge: Strengthen Tomorrows Workforce Today

Closed OnOct 15, 2013

Innovation in Arms Control Challenge

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Share Your Ideas On Ways Commonly Available Technologies Can Support Arms Control Policy

Closed OnOct 26, 2012

2012 National Service Impact Awards

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The Corporation for National and Community Service seeks nominations that exemplify the best in national and community service in the key issue areas of the Serve America Act and disaster services

Closed OnMay 01, 2012

Accessible Voting Open Innovation Challenge

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ITIF has launched an online open innovation challenge seeking public input to the question "How might we design an accessible election experience for everyone?"

Closed OnMar 20, 2012

Startup America Policy Challenge

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Help knock down barriers to innovation and entrepreneurship in health care IT, clean energy, and learning technologies.

Closed OnMay 22, 2012

White House Campus Champions of Change

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President Obama is looking for the best student-led project that is improving campus communities.

Closed OnDec 10, 2011

Document Your Environment: Student Multimedia Contest

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The National Archives challenges students to create multimedia projects inspired by Documerica environmental photos. Compete in 3 age groups and submit in the Graphic Art, Video, or Poetry category.

Closed OnJan 07, 2012

September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance 10th Anniversary Challenge

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Recognizing the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 by issuing a challenge to organizations to bring Americans together in the same spirit of compassion, unity, & service.

Closed OnSep 14, 2011

Joining Forces Community Challenge

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The White House is challenging the public to to share stories of service and dedication to military families.

Closed OnNov 01, 2011

Apps for Communities

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Making local public information more personalized, usable, and actionable for all Americans.

Closed OnOct 04, 2011

Service Impact Award

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The Corporation for National and Community Service seeks nominations that exemplify the best in national and community service in the key issue areas of the Serve America Act and disaster services.

Closed OnApr 26, 2011

FCC Open Internet Apps Challenge

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The FCC challenges researchers and software developers to engage in research and create apps that help consumers foster, measure, and protect Internet openness.

Closed OnJun 02, 2011

Postcards from Home: Show Us Where You’re From

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What does home mean to you? A special spot in your neighborhood? A community festival? A family gathering? Grab your camera, get creative and share a photo that represents your unique cultural backyar

Closed OnDec 18, 2010

Augmented Reality Photo Contest

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Put history in your reality with this National Archives photo contest

Closed OnJan 22, 2011

Apps 4 Africa

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Apps 4 Africa is a contest to highlight the talent of local developers in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania.

Closed OnSep 01, 2010