Hoping to bring out the best nonprofits that are using technology to make the world better, Google announced on Monday the launch of the Google Impact Challenge in India.
The challenge invites Indian nonprofits to illustrate how they would use technology to improve people’s lives. Four nonprofits will receive a Rs 3 crore (around $500,000) Global Impact Award and technical assistance from Google to bring their projects to life.
Until September 5, registered Indian nonprofits can apply online. Googlers from India and around the world will review the applications and announce 10 finalists on October 21.
Fans can also casts votes then on who they think should win the Fan Favorite award.
On October 31, judges Ram Shriram, Jacquelline Fuller, Anu Aga, Jayant Sinha, and Nikesh Arora will hear the 10 finalists pitch live in Delhi. Three will be awarded based on their potential impact, scalability, and ingenuity. At that time, a Fan Favorite will also be announced based on fan votes.
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