CHALLENGE HAS NOW FINISHED. WINNERS ARE LISTED ABOVE.
Upstanders Challenge Overview
In honor of Upstanders Season 2, the Starbucks Foundation is launching the “Upstanders Challenge” to celebrate charities that are making a difference in their communities. The Foundation will award twenty-five (25) $25,000 grants to eligible 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations in the US.
How to participate
Create a short video that explains what makes your favorite charity an “Upstander.” Be sure to say the name of the charity you are nominating and how it creates positive change in your community. Videos should be 2 minutes or less and do not need to be highly produced – shooting them on your phone is great. But be creative!
Upload your video to this challenge page. Be sure to follow the instructions during the upload process to properly select your charity. You will receive an email from Indi when your video has been approved for posting, which could take up to 24 hours.
Start generating “Buzz” across social media and tell your followers you’ve entered your favorite charity in a contest.
• Share from this page into ; and
• Have your friends watch, like and share your video on Indi and social media!
Note: Charities are not limited to one video. Encourage other supporters of the charity to upload their own videos and generate Buzz to contribute to the overall team score for that charity. The charities that generate the most aggregate Buzz will become finalists.
Prizes and Determination of Winners
A panel of judges will select 25 winning charities to receive a $25,000 grant out of the top 40 Buzz-getting charities. Judging will be based on the following criteria: 40% based on the inspiration of the organization's story, 40% based on the community impact of the organization, and 20% based on the creativity of videos submitted for each organization. Winners will be determined and announced by Nov 30, 2017.
Challenge Rules and Terms:
Contest begins Monday, October 9, 2017 at 6 pm (PT) and ends October 31, 2017 at 11:59 PM (PT)
Are you a Starbucks partner (employee) or Starbucks licensed store associate? Click here to enter the Upstanders Challenge Partner Edition.
Judge's PicksPrize: $625,000 GrantsThe Starbucks Foundation will award 25 organizations from the top 40 Buzz getters with a grant of $25,000.
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Emma's Torch Ltd
HANCOCK PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BOOSTER CLUB
4 PAWS FOR ABILITY INC
PROGRESSIVE ANIMAL WELFARE SOCIETY INC
Col. Potter Cairn Rescue Network
Arizona Helping Hands
Southeastern Guide Dogs, Inc.
BRACKEN S KITCHEN INC
YMCA of Greater Seattle
Kids for Peace, Inc.
DREAMS FOR SCHOOLS
SALAAM CULTURAL CENTER
YOUTH VOLUNTEER CORPS OF GREATER PHILADELPHIA INC
Esposas Militares Hispanas USA Armed Forces
GLOBAL COLLABORATION LAB NETWORK
Appalachian Trail Conservancy
YOUTH CROSSROADS INC
YOUTH REBUILDING NEW ORLEANS
Trauma Intervention Programs of San Diego County Inc
CITIES AT PEACE INC
TEAM RED WHITE & BLUE INC
World Relief Corp. of National Association of Evangelicals
Grace Centers of Hope
PROJECT TRANSFORMATION - North Texas
AKSHAYA PATRA FOUNDATION USA
TEACHERS COLLEGE COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
LIFE REMODELED-A NONPROFIT CORPORATION
2020 Microclinic Initiative Inc
Campus Pride, Inc.
INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES
Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma
CONSERVATION HAWKS INC
TAP CANCER OUT INC
Pike Place Market Foundation