Join the optiMize Challenge!
This form will serve as your submission to the optiMize Challenge. Please answer all questions as well as you can. Don't worry about making your application perfect — this is just a first step!

optiMize accepts a wide range of projects and ideas — you can start a nonprofit, a startup company, a student organization, a new initiative in an existing organization, or even a creative project. Your focus can be in education, social justice, health, sustainability, or whatever matters most to you.

Whether you have a project you're already working on, an idea you'd like to start, a problem you're passionate about solving, or a desire to find a project to join, optiMize can help you take your next steps and bring your ideas to life.

Project/Idea Information
Project/Idea Name *
This can change later! Just get something down for now :)
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Primary Contact Email *
One email for your entire team (if applicable). If there is no team email, input email of point person on your team for us to contact.
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Summary *
One sentence summary of your project or idea. If you don't have a project or idea yet, tell us what issue you generally want to work on!
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What problem or opportunity are you trying to address? *
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What's your idea to address it? *
If you don't have an idea, you can say that you're hoping to develop one or find a project to join through optiMize! We can help with both of these things :)
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Your goals *
What are your overall goals? What do you hope the impact of your work will be?
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Your history *
Who are you? What are you passionate about? How/when did your team form (if applicable)? Have you done anything as a team so far, or is this your first step? (Either answer is fine, it just helps us to know your history!)
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