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[GreenYes] Re: Harvard Kennedy School - $100k prize for gov't innovation


Thks, Doug. Information like this is very good. I am very sure that
there are many people with green ideas but no funds to get it going. I
am working on complying information on how to source green grants and
funds. I am writing it in such a way that anyone from any country can
make use of the infromation.

<-----Original Message----->
>From: Doug Koplow [koplow@no.address]
>Sent: 4/9/2007 11:28:53 PM
>To: greenyes@no.address
>Subject: Re: [GreenYes] Harvard Kennedy School - $100k prize for gov't
innovation
>
>If you know of organizations or activities that might be a good
candidate for
>this award, please look at the following information and website (do
not reply
>to me). NOTE: THE DEADLINE IS April 30TH.
>
>************************************
>
>$100,000 PRIZE FOR GOVERNMENTAL TRANSFORMATION
>From IBM and the Ash Institute at Harvard's Kennedy School
>
>Who do you know that's engaged in transforming government and deserves
more
>recognition? We need nominations for this award! Here's the story.
>
>From www.transformationaward.org: The "IBM Innovations Award in
Transforming
>Government," administered by the Ash Institute, will recognize
innovations
>across the globe that reflect tangible and sustainable improvements in
policy,
>processes, quality, timeliness or effectiveness of public services.
>
>All levels of government -- central, state, local, tribal, and
territorial --
>are eligible to apply for recognition of programs that cover the full
scope of
>government activity, ranging from healthcare, education and social
services to
>national security.
>
>"Increasingly, government must manage a diverse web of relationships to
deliver
>value to citizens, said Stephen Goldsmith, Director of the Innovations
in
>American Government Program at the Ash Institute, "and often this
requires a
>profound change in the way that governments do business."
>
>To win, a transformative change will require (a) innovation, (b)
demonstrated
>effectiveness, (c) scope and significance, (d) collaboration, and (e)
>transferability.
>
>You can learn more about the award, and find the nomination form, at
>www.transformationaward.org. You can make nominations entirely on line.
>
>You can learn more about the Ash Institute at
www.ashinstitute.harvard.edu.
>
>Two quite different examples of transformative innovation are "In
Energy
>Conservation, Calif. Sees Light " at
>http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/02/16/AR20070
21602274.html
>and "ShotSpotter," at
http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/15.04/shotspotter.html.
>
>Please nominate your favorite example of transformative government
today!
>
>
>

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