Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Project 10 to the 100



Project 10100 is a call for ideas to change the world by helping as many people as possible.

Last fall we launched Project 10^100, a call for ideas to change the world by helping as many people as possible. Your response was overwhelming. Thousands of people from more than 170 countries submitted more than 150,000 (or around 10^5.2) ideas, from general investment suggestions to specific implementation proposals. As we reviewed these submissions, we started noticing lots of similar ideas related to certain broad topics, and decided that combining the best aspects of these individual proposals would produce the most innovative approaches to solving some very pressing problems.

The result is the list you see below of 16 "big ideas," each inspired by numerous individual submissions. Which ones should we make happen? You tell us. Your vote for one of these ideas will help our advisory board choose up to 5 projects to fund, at which point we'll launch an RFP process to identify the organization(s) that are best suited to implementing them.

Visit the website to vote for the big idea you believe in. Choose from ideas like enhancing science and engineering education , making educational content available for free, helping social entrepreneurs drive change and many more.

The last day to submit your vote is 8th October, 2009.

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