Lead2Feed Challenge

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Lead2Feed Challenge


Sponsored by Foundation for Impact on Literacy and Learning, Inc. and Lift a Life Foundation, with assistance from the Yum! Brands Foundation

Contact:Lead2Feed Challenge Contest
Foundation for Impact on Literacy and Learning, Inc.
PO Box 4144
Broadlands, VA 20148

Email: Lead2Feed@gmail.com
Description:The Lead2Feed Challenge was created to encourage middle and high school students to hone leadership skills by completing a service-learning project that solves community needs. Full-time students in grades 6 through 12 of a public, private, or charter school, and students aged 11 to 18 who are members of a local club or service organization (e.g. Boys and Girls Club, Boys Scouts, or Girl Scouts), are eligible to apply. Entries are to be submitted by a team of eligible students, consisting of at least three students with a sponsoring classroom teacher, or club members with an adult advisor.

Each team may submit only one original entry, and will create and execute a service learning project with a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization by: setting a goal that attempts to solve a local, statewide, national, social, or cultural problem of need; developing an action plan to achieve the goal; and demonstrating leadership in connection with the project. All submissions must be entered online by either the teacher or adult advisor, and must include the following: name, phone number, and email address of the sponsoring teacher or adult advisor; name and address of the school, club, or organization; names of all team members; the teamís qualified charity; and all the required components of the project submission form as detailed in the official rules.
Eligibility:Public, Private, Charter, Other (including homeschool, 501 (c)(3) organizations)
Award(s):Up to five first-place prizes of $10,000, up to 10 second-place prizes of $5,000, up to 10 third-place prizes of $2,500, and up to 25 honorable mention prizes of $1,000 will be awarded. In addition, first-place prizes of $2,000, second-place prizes of $1,000, and third-place prizes of $1,000 will be awarded for up to 25 technology grants.
Deadline(s):Submissions are due May 31, 2019.
Focus:Character Education
Grade Level(s):6-8, 9-12, Adult
21st Century
Themes and Skills:
Civic Literacy, Collaboration, Problem Solving
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