Is your school as green as it could be? How would you deal with your school’s biggest sustainability challenge? Tackle that topic on video and submit it by January 21, 2011, and your team could win substantial grants from the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation with its “$100,000 Go Green Challenge”.
Who can enter? Anyone who is a legal resident of Canada and is currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, full or part-time, at an approved Canadian college or university is eligible to enter.
What are the prizes? 1st prize: A $20,000 team prize and a paid summer internship with TD FEF (or another organization) for each team member, plus a $100,000 grant for your school to support on-campus sustainability initiatives.
2nd prize: A $15,000 team prize and $15,000 grant to support tree-planting initiatives at your school.
3rd prize: A $10,000 team prize and $10,000 to support tree-planting initiatives at your school.
4th prize — People’s Choice Award: From February 28 to March 11, 2011, your entries will be posted on www.tdgogreenchallenge.com and the public will be invited to vote for their favourite idea. The winning team will be awarded $2,500.
What’s the goal? Examine the various sustainability challenges facing your school, and come up with a great green idea that explains how you would tackle the one you feel is most important. Grab a video camera and create your masterpiece (maximum length: four minutes) according to the contest guidelines.
More information and entry form are available on http://www.fef.td.com/gogreen/