Now, more than ever, we need to encourage Nevadan’s to step forward with their ideas and innovations and empower them to make an impact. If individuals, small groups, organizations and/or anyone in between have a concrete idea for improving education in Nevada, now is the time and THE BIG IDEA CHALLENGE: An Education Innovation Contest™ can help bring these ideas to life.

Please keep in mind these important dates: 

Application period: April 17 – June 9
Semi-finalists notified: July
Semi-finalist workshop hosted by Nevada GrantLab: July 29
Semi-finalist presentations: October
Announce winners: December

*Timeline subject to change slightly to accommodate participant and judge schedules.

Application submissions are now closed for the 2023 BIG IDEA CHALLENGE. Stay tuned for updates!