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Design for a Greater Good

What?: Inspired by the inauguration? What drives a successful democracy? Literacy. Youth voices. Community engagement. Free speech. Create a design that evokes the power and importance of programs around the world that ensure that all people can participate. Design for democracy.

Why?: To capture the spirit and energy that results when all members of society are able to engage and are supported in active civic participation.

When:

  • Mon (Jan 21st): @12:00AM PST Open for submissions and votes
  • Friday (Feb 8th): @11:59PM PST Submission closes
  • Friday (Feb 15th): @11:59PM PST Voting closes
  • Monday (Feb 25tth): GlobalGiving announces the Winner.


The sales of the winning designs will benefit these amazing projects, hard at work to bring democracy to other parts of the world:
  • Bhutan: Give Bhutanese Youth Voice through Digital Media
  • Internews: Empowering Youth Voices - InternewsNext
  • Liberia: Train 300 Liberians in literacy and democracy
  • High Atlas: Field Train 25 Students & Officials in Morocco
  • Kenya: Right of say for 8000 children in 20 schools

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Design Theme

Inspired by the inauguration? What drives a successful democracy? Literacy. Youth voices. Community engagement. Free speech. Create a design that evokes the power and importance of programs around the world that ensure that all people can participate. Design for democracy.

Prize

2 Winners will be selected by the staff at GlobalGiving and Goodjoe. We'll use the voting data to assist us with the selection process. Each winner will receive:
  • $300 cash, $100 goodjoe store credit, 6% royalty per shirt sold.
  • $50 GlobalGiving store credit so that you can donate to your project of choice.
Special Note: We will also select non-winning designs, only if the artist opts in, to offer in the Global Giving store. For each product sold with a non-winning design, the artist earns 10% royalty.

Design Guidelines

The standard design guidelines apply.
Submissions are not longer accepted for the contest.
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