The Catalyst Campaign: Donate Now to Help Fund CC's Catalyst Grants
Some friends over at Creative Commons tell me that they’re launching a new grant program. The awards range from $1,000—$10,000. They’re going to start distributing funds as early as August, so apply right away if you’ve got a good idea. I’m really psyched to see them making funding available to the general public like this. I’ve got a couple ideas of my own that might be eligible so be ready for some tough competition.UPDATE: If you like the program, you should support it by donating today!
Here’s the official announcement:
REXML could not parse this XML/HTML: <blockquote> We’re thrilled today to announce the launch of the Catalyst Campaign – from now through June 30, Creative Commons is raising money to fund our recently-launched <a href="http://wiki.creativecommons.org/Grants">Catalyst Grants</a> program.
Catalyst Grants will make it possible for individuals and organizations to harness the power of Creative Commons. A grant might enable a group in a developing country to research how Open Educational Resources can positively impact its community. Another could support a study of entrepreneurs using Creative Commons licenses to create a new class of socially responsible businesses. Anyone may apply for a Catalyst Grant, which ranges from $1,000-$10,000.But we can't do it without your help
Thanks to the Milan Chamber of Commerce which has generously donated EUR 10,000 to jumpstart the effort!
Will you join in?
Donate: If you give $75 or more, you can become the proud owner of one of these bright and cheerful, limited edition “I Love to Share” t-shirts. Every bit helps so give what you can today to ignite openness and innovation around the world! </blockquote>