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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
>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.
>From IBM and the Ash Institute at Harvard's Kennedy School
>Who do you know that's engaged in transforming government and deserves
>recognition? We need nominations for this award! Here's the story.
>From The "IBM Innovations Award in
>Government," administered by the Ash Institute, will recognize
>across the globe that reflect tangible and sustainable improvements in
>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
>value to citizens, said Stephen Goldsmith, Director of the Innovations
>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)
>effectiveness, (c) scope and significance, (d) collaboration, and (e)
>You can learn more about the award, and find the nomination form, at
> You can make nominations entirely on line.
>You can learn more about the Ash Institute at
>Two quite different examples of transformative innovation are "In
>Conservation, Calif. Sees Light " at
>and "ShotSpotter," at
>Please nominate your favorite example of transformative government

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