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Grants and consulting services to USA, Canada, and International cities to implement innovative ideas developed in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Focus areas include climate and environment, economic recovery and inclusive growth, health and wellbeing, and good governance and equality.
The Mayors Challenge is looking for the 50 leading urban innovations that were imagined or launched in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. These ideas can be in any stage of implementation, but must have the potential for meaningful impact, and the ability to spread to other cities.
Cities are invited to submit ideas that address one or more of four overarching themes:
Applications are evaluated across four distinct criteria:
GrantWatch ID#: 181919
50 champion cities and fifteen grand prize winners
This year's Global Mayors Challenge will give 50 champion cities access to world-renowned experts in innovation and data to help them improve upon their idea. Fifteen grand prize winners will then receive $1 million each to begin the implementation of their breakthrough ideas.
Funds will be distributed over a two- or three-year period, depending on the particulars of the project.
USA: Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York City; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington, DC; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA) Guam (USA) Puerto Rico (USA) Virgin Islands (USA) Northern Mariana Islands (USA)
USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA) Marshall Islands (USA) Republic of Palau (USA)
Canada: Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland and Labrador; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Quebec; Saskatchewan; Yukon;
International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.
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