The Google Impact Challenge South Africa empowers South Africa to drive community impact. This competition supports nonprofits and social enterprises with game-changing ideas to create economic opportunity in their communities. Local innovators are invited to propose how they would make their community – and beyond – an even better place. It is the first time this contest is holding in South Africa.
4 Jul 2018
12 finalists will be invited to pitch their ideas to a panel of Judges at a final event.
The Judges will select three Challenge winners from these finalists,
The people's choice winner from a prior public vote will be announced.
Each of the four winners will receive a $250,000 grant and training from Google.
Google.org will pair each winner with a package including strategic support and Google volunteers.
The remaining 8 finalists will receive a $125,000 grant, as well as access to mentorship and resources.
Note that while some organisers may accept applications from all around the world, you may still be required to travel to the host country in order to take part in the later stages of a competition for instance, or you may be required to live there for a period of time to take part in a funded programme (e.g. scholarship, incubator, accelerator).