Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Need 10 Grand?

If you have a rad company, NFP or Charity that commitment to the blending of Beauty, Performance, and Sustainability in both its product design and business model. NAU may have $10,000 for you.

So go nominate yourself or someone you know!

Some nominations so far are:

KeoK'jay is a fair trade social enterprise whose primary goal is to provide jobs for and empower women with HIV in Phnom Penh, Cambodia through the production of uniquely designed, environmentally friendly fashion clothing and accessories.

NYC design leaders came together to explore how DESIGN could improve the lives of New Yorkers during the economic downturn. Our solution: accelerate the work of nonprofits, community groups and city agencies by connecting them with designers eager to donate their talents to the public good.

Neighbourhood Natural Energy (N2e) IMBY = In My Back Yard. Recognizing that climate change and fossil fuel pose significant challenges, the design of IMBY is to engage neighbors to achieve thermal energy independence one block at a time.

Flash Volunteer was created to provide volunteers with the most user-friendly and straightforward interface to help get them more involved in their community. Through the use of social media and mobile technologies, we are working to build the platform for one of the first real time, real world volunteer networks in the country. (Seattle based.)

Good luck to all nominees! To be cheesy, you are all winners already...

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