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8 Talks on the Future of Cities from New TED City2.0 Site

In 2012, The City2.0 was the first idea to be awarded a TED Prize. The City2.0’s aim was to become “an ever-expanding network of citizen-led, scalable experiments” where individuals and communities around the world would engage  through “editorial content, a shareable project database, tools for local engagement, and resources for executing ideas.” Nearly two years(…)


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What's Your $1 Million Wish for the World?

Nominations for the 2015 TED Prize–an award worth $1 million–are open now through March 31, 2014. TED is seeking a visionary “who has not only a great wish, but a track record that suggests they could accomplish it.” While nominations are coming in, TED offered up the question “How would you make a difference with(…)


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What’s Your $1 Million Wish for the World?

Nominations for the 2015 TED Prize–an award worth $1 million–are open now through March 31, 2014. TED is seeking a visionary “who has not only a great wish, but a track record that suggests they could accomplish it.” While nominations are coming in, TED offered up the question “How would you make a difference with(…)


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NEA Impact Design Webinar at 2pm ET Today

The first in a series of three webinars from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is taking place today, Wednesday, April 24, at 2pm EST. The title and focus of the webinar is “Creating a Culture of Storytelling & Evaluation.” Hosted by our own John Cary, the webinar will feature storytelling and evaluation experts(…)


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2014 TED Prize Call for Nominations

Nominations for the 2014 TED Prize are officially open between now and June 1, 2013. The $1,000,000 prize is “awarded to an extraordinary individual with a creative and bold vision to spark global change. By leveraging the TED community’s resources and investing $1,000,000 into a powerful idea, the TED Prize supports one wish to inspire(…)


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Reminder: $10,000 City 2.0 Award Apps Due 8/15

This Wednesday, August 15, marks the next deadline to apply for the $10,000 City 2.0 Award. The awards are part of this year’s TED Prize, focused on the future of cities. TED is granting ten $10,000 awards for local projects likely to spur the creation of the City 2.0. Projects should be based on creative(…)


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2012 TED Prize, "The City 2.0," Relaunched

TED–the nonprofit focused on “ideas worth spreading”–today announced the relaunch of The City 2.0, the subject of this year’s TED Prize, along with its corresponding website, TheCity2.org. Intended to be a platform for citizen-powered change, the theme of the new website is “Stories that inspire. Projects that transform.” PublicInterestDesign.org‘s own John Cary and his partner,(…)


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2012 TED Prize, “The City 2.0,” Relaunched

TED–the nonprofit focused on “ideas worth spreading”–today announced the relaunch of The City 2.0, the subject of this year’s TED Prize, along with its corresponding website, TheCity2.org. Intended to be a platform for citizen-powered change, the theme of the new website is “Stories that inspire. Projects that transform.” PublicInterestDesign.org‘s own John Cary and his partner,(…)


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$100,000 to be awarded via TED's City 2.0

TED has issued a call for proposals in conjunction with its 2012 TED Prize, the City 2.0. Between now and May 15, groups can apply for mini-grants of $10,000, of which ten will be awarded, to support local projects in line with the values of the City 2.0–inclusive, innovative, healthy, thriving, soulful. Selected projects will(…)


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$100,000 to be awarded via TED’s City 2.0

TED has issued a call for proposals in conjunction with its 2012 TED Prize, the City 2.0. Between now and May 15, groups can apply for mini-grants of $10,000, of which ten will be awarded, to support local projects in line with the values of the City 2.0–inclusive, innovative, healthy, thriving, soulful. Selected projects will(…)


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