Lead Applicant organization must be a 501(c)(3). Open to a fiscally sponsored organization. Fiscal sponsor must have robust financial management capabilities and a meaningful/contractual relationship with the Lead Applicant.
Yes. The Lead Applicant may only submit ONE application and serve as the grant recipient. However, a Partner organization can be a part of multiple applications submitted by a different Lead Applicant.
Any collaboration partners may include tech companies, social impact startups, non-profit organizations, post-secondary learning institutions, government agencies, philanthropy, and funders. Strong applications demonstrate a collaboration deeply invested in building an inclusive tech ecosystem.
Yes, you can share the budget with any other organizations as you see fit in order to cover grant-related expenses.
No. While we are interested in understanding if your program(s) or services intersect with Pre-K-12, we cannot fund solutions with a focus on Pre-K – 12 directly. We are looking for solutions focused on Post-Secondary, Tech Workforce, Entrepreneurship & VC.
We are particularly interested in solutions centered on prototyping, experimentation, and rapid iteration cycles (Lean Methodology), rather than solutions that focus on analysis, planning, and implementation. We prefer short sprints that enable a set of partners to quickly discover the viability of the proposed solution and allow for rapid iterations.
The Tech Done Right National Challenge will award grants between $100,000 to $150,000 USD.
No. There is no fee to submit an entry.
Anything. You will need to justify how your budget promotes a lean approach to validating your hypothesis around what will create a more inclusive tech ecosystem through collaboration.
You need to complete an online entry form, upload video responses, and an application.
You or your team leader need to complete and submit all the entry materials before the deadline on Tuesday, May 7th at 11:59PM PST (midnight)
No, we are not looking for high production values or extensive editing. We just want to listen to what you have to say.
Applicants will be notified of a final decision on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.
Yes. Applicants who are not selected will be notified via email. However, due to the large volume of applications, we will be unable to debrief or or provide feedback to entrants whose entries are not selected.
One year from June 2019 – June 2020
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