Pure Michigan Social Entrepreneurship Challenge Announces Contest Winners


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Pure Michigan Social Entrepreneurship Challenge, the first state-wide competition in social entrepreneurship, has announced its contest prize winners.

The prizes are awarded to Metro Detroit-based firms, projects and nonprofits that seek to enhance the quality of life in Michigan. Cash prizes range from $3,000 to $25,000. There is also a $25,000 prize given to Vanguard Property Preservation Enterprise in Detroit.

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Federal Programs Related to - Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, General/Other

Private nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is to promote the practice of charitable giving and volunteering or to represent and serve a wide range of philanthropic and charitable institutions.

Federal Programs Related to - Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other

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)



Young at 24, Juan David Aristizabal Ospina is a social entrepreneur who founded Buena Nota, a platform that accentuates social entrepreneurs and citizens in Colombia making  positive changes and raising awareness about social problems that need to be addressed.




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