The Google Impact Challenge

Deadline: 30 September 2015
Open to: nonprofits and public charities from any country
Grant: USD 20 million for best solutions

Description

Google is looking for your biggest and best ideas for how technology can expand opportunity and independence for people with disabilities. Exciting ideas are already becoming a reality. For instance, 3D-printed prosthetic limbs, eye-controlled communication software, and remote hearing diagnostics are part of a wave of current innovations that have the potential to change the trajectory of solutions available to people with disabilities.

The Google Impact Challenge, through innovation and everyday efforts, serves to organize and rally action around one issue on a global scale at an accelerated timeline. The focus is to build awareness identify solutions and help create universal access for people with disabilities.

Eligibility

Nonprofits and public charities from any country are eligible to submit an idea. Your organization must hold valid and current charity status as determined by the legislation of your country of incorporation. During the review process, you may be asked to provide documentation confirming your charitable status, and other materials such as financial statements, to Google and/or its agents. All entries must be submitted in English.

Grants

Google has provided USD 20 million in grant funding toward this goal, some of which may be awarded to organizations identified through this call for ideas.

How to apply?

All interested non- profit organizations or public charities have to apply trough Google’s online platform and follow the instructions.

Application deadline is 30 September 2015.

For any questions send e-mail to [email protected].

For more information please visit the official website.

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