is an opportunity for one Enactus United Kingdom team to take an innovative and results-driven project to scale.
Scale = to grow or expand in a proportional way, significantly increasing positive impact.
The selected team will receive a £25,000 USD grant to amplify their impact by scaling a successful project that has achieved measurable improvement of people’s livelihoods.
Together, Ford Motor Company Fund and Enactus will go further to create sustainable solutions that change more lives and communities.
Submit your online entry through the link below no later than 7 August 2017 23:59 GMT. All entrants must agree to the terms and conditions included in the entry form. The online entry will include:
In 2017 the Enactus World Cup is being held in London, UK. To commemorate this Ford is introducing a special, one time, Ford Innovation Challenge where one Enactus team in the UK has the chance to win a £25,000 grant to enable them to scale up and go further with an innovative and results-driven project. The winner will be announced Tuesday, 26 September during a reception hosted at World Cup that all finalists will be invited to attend. The Challenge is open to all enrolled Enactus UK teams with completed UK based projects that can be successfully scaled before October 2018. Each entry will be evaluated on the following criteria (each worth 10 points):
|7 August 2017||ENTRY FORM DEADLINE|
|25 September 2017||TEAM PRESENTATIONS AT FORD IN ESSEX
The top teams will be shortlisted and invited to present their projects to members of the Ford UK team.
|26-28 September 2017||ANNOUNCEMENT OF GRANT RECIPIENT|
|October 2017 - October 2018||PROJECT SCALING & EXECUTION|
The selected team will provide updates on the progress of their scaled project as scheduled. Updates may take place via conference call or campus visit. The team will also submit a written progress report in January 2018, April 2018 and July 2018.
|30 November 2017 2018||FINAL IMPACT REPORT DEADLINE
This project report will include, but is not limited to: a detailed project summary, measurable outputs/outcomes achieved, testimonials, media, budget, photos/videos, etc.
Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services works with community partners to advance driving safety, education and community life. For more than 60 years, Ford Motor Company Fund has operated with ongoing funding from Ford Motor Company. The award-winning Ford Driving Skills for Life teaches new drivers through a variety of hands-on and interactive methods. Innovation in education is encouraged through programs that enhance high school learning and provide college scholarships and university grants. Through the Ford Volunteer Corps, 25,000 Ford employees and dealers work on projects each year that better their communities in more than 30 countries.
For more information, visit community.ford.com.