Green America is pleased to Announce its
Green Grants awards to be provided to local projects across the United States.
Green America will provide the following AWARDS: Grand Prize (1) : $2,500 (USD) provided to the winner in the form of a check. First Prizes (3): $1,000 (USD) provided to each of the winners in the form of a check. Award winners agree that the prize money will be used to support the project nominated for the Green Grant. The award winners agree to work with Green America to publicize the awards and to publicize the use of the awards in carrying out their projects.
ELIGIBILITY: Green America is looking for a broad array of prize winners which exemplify locally-based green projects, which combine elements of social and economic justice and community and environmental health. To be eligible for Green Grants, winners must be residents , non-profit organizations, businesses , entities , or other organizations located anywhere in the United States . Residents must be 18 years of age or older (or a parent or legal guardian must accept the award on behalf of a resident under the age of 18). Employees (and their immediate families (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related) of Green America, are not eligible to be nominated or win.
to NOMINATE: Between 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on May 10, 2011and 11:59 p.m. ET on May 31, 2011 (the “Entry Period”), any person, entity, or organization may visit our nominations page and complete and submit the official nomination form online. All nominations must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on May 31, 2011 to be eligible. All nominations become the property of Green America, and due to volume, may not be acknowledged or returned.
VOTING: Green America will determine which nominated projects will be eligible for the final round of voting, and will allow any member of the public to register and vote. Public voting will be an important factor in selecting the final winners. Upon completion of voting, Green America will select winners based on voting results, as well as evaluating which projects best support Green America’s eligibility criteria – locally-based projects exemplifying green in its full, holistic definition of including social and economic justice and community and environmental health.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winner(s) will be notified by e-mail and by US mail and will need to sign and return their Award packet in order to receive their award.
General Conditions: Please note that Green America will make every attempt to receive and process all nominations and subsequent votes, but is not responsible for any lost nominations or votes.
Winners’ NAMES: Will be announced by Green America in a press release, and will be available on its website in late-July/early-August, or thereabouts. Green America may also promote the winners and their projects through other venues, including its publications.