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Impact Challenge Insert the “Liquidnet’s Markets for Good Overview” Power Point Slide Share In a more perfect world, nonprofit donors would behave just like smart investors, efficiently allocating capital to organizations who achieve the greatest social impact. Liquidnet challenged the Net Impact community to come up with strategies to turn traditional donors into “social investors.” Winning teams will share $15,000 in cash prizes and donations to charities of their choice. Vote now for the idea you find most compelling. Voting ends February 15 th and the Finalists will be announced February 18 th . $15K Contest for Net Impact Members How Social Investors Will Change the World Recent Presentation All Presentations
Brian – what do you want stated here? Liquidnet Impact Challenge . Markets For Good TM : How Transforming Donors into Social Investors Can Change The World In a more perfect world, nonprofit donors would behave like investors, efficiently allocating capital to those organizations that are sustainably achieving the greatest social impact. Liquidnet’s vision to achieve this is through the creation of “ Markets for Good .” For this to happen, traditional investors and donors need to become “social investors” who demand a social return on their money. Net Impact members were invited to compete to develop meaningful ways to achieve this vision. The Challenge: What specific strategies and approaches would engage more traditional donors to become social investors? $15,000 in Prizes Winner : $7,500 for team and $2,500 to donate to charity of choice 2 nd Place: $2,500 for team and $1,000 to donate to charity of choice 3 rd Place: $1,000 for team and $500 to donate to charity of choice Challenge Timeline* November 1, 2010: Challenge Launch December 3, 2010: Informational Conference Call January 24, 2011: Round one submissions due February 1 – 15 th , 2011: Public Voting February 18, 2011: Finalists notified March 21, 2011: Round two submissions by Finalists due TBD March/April 2011: Finalists present to Judges via webinar * Timeline is subject to change. Participants will be notified in advance of any changes. Guidelines Teams of 2-4 people Develop a strategy or approach to get more people to not just give, but to give smarter This could be a marketing campaign, an online resource, or some other tool Feel free to build off of existing concepts, but we’re looking for innovative, new, fresh ideas. Be sure not to merely duplicate ideas that are already out there, but bring something new to this space. (Please see background below for an overview of the challenges in this space and some of the existing efforts already underway) Round One Deliverable 10-page PowerPoint or Apple Keynote slide deck submitted in PDF, including: - Several creative and innovative ideas for addressing this challenge - A deep dive on one particular strategy, including an implementation plan One-page executive summary to be used as your idea page on the Facebook application, including: - Catchy name for your strategy or idea - Relevant photo or graphic - Brief description of your strategy or idea - Answers to the following questions: * How will your project turn traditional donors into social investors? * What makes your idea innovative and effective…in other words, why should you win? * If you win, what charity will you be donating to (include link)? Round Two Deliverable (for Finalists) 15-page PowerPoint or Apple Keynote slide deck submitted in PDF Deeper dive into idea and implementation plan, based on feedback received after Round One 1-page describing and justifying the process used to identify the one charity that the team will support should they win Judging Criteria Innovative thinking – are the ideas original? Scalability – are the ideas applicable on a wide scale across the spectrum of donors, programs and beneficiaries? Feasibility – are the ideas achievable? Potential impact – are the ideas impactful in a way that noticeably advances the “markets for good” vision? Overall presentation/communication of idea – are the ideas specific and clearly communicated? Selection of Finalists 1 Finalist will be selected by public vote via Liquidnet’s Facebook page. The remaining 4-6 Finalists will be selected by a panel of judges based on the criteria listed above Of the 5-7 Finalists, the 3 ultimate Winners will be selected by a panel of judges January 24 th To January 31st February 1st To February 15 th TBD
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Brian, Do you want my designer to make these banners? If so, what size and what is the URL where each will live so that we can match branding? Liquidnet For Good Website: www.liquidnetforgood.com “ Vote Now in the $15K Liquidnet Impact Challenge” [ links to contest tab on Liquidnet’s Facebook page ] Net Impact Homepage : http://www.netimpact.org/index.cfm “ Vote Now in the $15K Liquidnet Impact Challenge” [ links to Net Impact contest page ] Net Impact Contest Page : http://www.netimpact.org/liquidnetchallenge New large “Vote Now” button centered between “Liquidnet Impact Challenge” logo and 4 orange buttons ( links to contest tab on Liquidnet’s Facebook page )
TimeLine “ Submit ” button and submit tab appears until February 1 st ; “ Vote Now ” button appears after February 1 st
Terms and Conditions Tab Intellectual Property Participants agree that their entries fall under the Creative Commons “Attribution Share Alike”: This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work even for commercial reasons, as long as they credit you and license their new creations under the identical terms. This license is often compared to open source software licenses. All new works based on yours will carry the same license, so any derivatives will also allow commercial use. >> Visit http://creativecommons.org/about/licenses/ for more information Eligibility The Liquidnet Impact Challenge is open only to 'Eligible Participants'. To qualify as an Eligible Participant, an individual must be an undergraduate or graduate student in good standing at an accredited university (subject to participation approval by Net Impact) through the spring 2011 semester, and a current Net Impact member. Confirmation of an individual participant’s eligibility is subject to verification, without notice, by Net Impact and/or its designated agents. An Eligible Participant must be a legal resident of the U.S to receive cash prizes. Employees and families of Liquidnet are not eligible. Submissions are not accepted after 12pm PST on January 24, 2010. Limit one attempt per person. Neither Liquidnet nor Net Impact or their respective subsidiaries are responsible for: incomplete, lost, late, damaged, scrambled or misdirected entries or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical or electronic, which may limit an individual’s ability to participate in the competition. Acceptance of prize offered constitutes permission to use winner’s name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade, worldwide in perpetuity, without future compensation, unless prohibited by law. Prize winners will be required to verify address prior to awarding of the prize. Entering the contest is considered a confirmation of eligibility on behalf of the enterer in accord with these rules and any pertaining local/federal/international laws. Taxes and delivery fees, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winners. Neither Liquidnet nor Net Impact or their respective officers, directors or affiliates assume any responsibility or liability for any damages, losses, or injury resulting from the acceptance of any prize. All Federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited. Questions? Please contact Dara Kosberg, Senior Partnerships Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org About Liquidnet Liquidnet is the premier global marketplace for institutional investors. Since 2007, the company has devoted a percentage of revenues to social causes through an award-winning corporate social engagement program called Liquidnet For Good . Beyond its employee engagement efforts, sustainability programs, and signature project (a comprehensive residential community and high school for orphans in Rwanda), Liquidnet is now focusing on the strengthening the philanthropic ecosystem – the markets for good – as a whole. Through this initiative, Liquidnet is leveraging its core competency— using technology and the power of collaboration to remove inefficiencies in a fragmented marketplac e —to maximize social impact. The ultimate vision is that markets for good will efficiently distribute resources to the highest performing organizations that are sustainably achieving the greatest social impact. See below for more information on Markets for Good .