- October 31, 2013
Have an idea on how to improve how citizens and government work together? A competition launched Tuesday, Sept. 24, is tasking the public to submit their ideas for a chance to win $5,000.
Ideation Nation – the brainchild of civic engagement nonprofit Code for America and online engagement platform MindMixer – is a nationwide contest that will accept ideas through Oct. 31. Once the submission period is complete, a panel of judges will review the ideas for creativity, innovation and practicality.
After reviewing all of the submissions, the judges will select the top 25 finalists, which will be announced Nov. 11. After further review, the judges will announce the winning idea on Dec. 3. The finalist will then be awarded a free MindMixer website to continue the conversation with his or her respective community along with $5,000, mentorship and coaching to nurture the idea to fruition by 2014.