Saturday, November 23, 2013
Call for ProposalsDeadline: Online applications are due June 10, 2013, at 5pm PST. How to apply.
Timeline: Project:Connect-Youth Summer Programs will be held July-September, 2013. Full timeline.
Awards: Up to $10,000 per institution; winners to be announced in early July 2013.
Who is eligible to apply: U.S.-based non-profit learning development and civic engagement institutions and organizations (including learning development organizations such as museums, libraries, after school and summer programs). Additional eligibility requirements.
What: The Project:Connect-Summer Youth Programming Competition supports single or multi-day participatory and hands-on learning experiences (labs, hackathons, pop-up events) to be held at U.S.-based organizations from July-September, 2013. Workshops or hackathons will support youth working with peers, mentors, and educators on learning and creating experiences toward a better web for all. Based on the principles of Connected Learning—learning that is equitable, social, and participatory—Project:Connect Summer Youth Programs will give young people hands-on experience creating, testing, and investigating ways to make using the web a better place to learn, connect, make, contribute, and share.