Wednesday, February 24, 2016

March 2016: Contests and Funding

Right Livelihood Award Nominations: Deadline March 1
Do you know any exceptional individual or organisation who deserves the recognition and support of the Right Livelihood Award? Then send us your proposal by 1 March 2016! Through the open nomination process, the Foundation gets a sense of what people around the world perceive as the most urgent problems - and who is developing the creative and effective solutions we need. Click on this link to learn more about the nomination process and procedures.

Energy Department Solar Funding Opportunity: Deadline March 8
The U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative released a new funding opportunity designed to increase foundational knowledge of solar technology evolution, reduce solar deployment barriers and improve state energy planning practices. A brief, mandatory concept paper is due March 8.

Ride with Zimride and Win! Deadline March 12
Headed out of town for Spring Break? Let Zimride help you find others traveling to the same destination. Already have a car on campus; why not share the seats with other UCSC Zimride members who don't have a car? Post a ride as a driver and split the costs of the trip. If you don't have a car, find a ride and make a new friend along the way. Simply click the Post a Ride button and share your ride today.
UCSC Zimride users who post a ride or a commute between February 12 and March 12 will have a chance to win one of two $25 prepaid MasterCard gift cards from Zimride by Enterprise.

Plate of the Union: A Call for Action on Food & Farms: Deadline March 21
Plate of the Union is a campus challenge for young people to leverage their political power. Through the challenge, Plate of the Union is seeking student groups to develop and execute organizing plans that drive engagement in the 2016 election cycle. Groups can win up to $5,000. Applications are due by March 21.

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