The program provides grant awards to qualified startups and developers that are identified as "civic-minded." The program focuses on helping developers create something that will boost the quality of civic life, through government transparency. The grants will range from $5000-$10,000.
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Programs that focus broadly on strengthening, unifying and building the economic, cultural, educational and social services of a community or neighborhood and improving the quality of life for all. Community Building; Community Capacity Building; Community Development and Improvement; Community Development Block Grants; Healthy Communities Community Economic Development Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses. Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones
Programs that promote the general commercial interests of the community or the interests of particular trades. Business Leagues; Business Retention; Chambers of Commercial; Local Business Associations; Industry-Specific Promotion; Trade Association; Trade Groups Business Recruitment & Attraction Programs provide any of a wide variety of incentives to encourage new businesses and industries to locate in a particular community, to provide development and expansion opportunities for existing businesses, and to discourage existing businesses from leaving the area and relocating elsewhere. Attraction of Business; Business Recruitment; Empowerment Zones; Enterprise Zones; Industrial Park Development; Media Production Liaison Services
Programs that focus on promoting the effective functioning of government, public administration and public officials and support or provide services required for the effective functioning of society's infrastructure.
Programs that are concerned with the effective functioning of government, including the administration of public agencies and the actions and decisions of public officials. Bankruptcy Programs; Election Regulation; Government Reform (+ Advocacy); Social Security Reform (+ Advocacy)
Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas. See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)
Soap Cycling is a social enterprise founded by David Bishop, also a law professor at Hong Kong University.