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Challenge details: Streams C and D
Who can apply
- Businesses and social enterprises of any size
- Not-for-profit and charitable organizations
- Indigenous organizations and groups
- Post-secondary/academic institutions
- Individuals or group of individuals
International applicants with a Canadian partner or an ability to register to do business in Canada are encouraged to apply.
- August 31, 2021
Stage 1 - Concept application deadline
- Late Fall 2021
Up to 18 semi-finalists announced
- Fall 2022
Stage 2 - Up to 6 finalists announced
- Spring 2024
Stage 3 - 2 Grand Prize Winners announced
Up to 18 semi-finalists will be selected in Stage 1 and will receive approximately $100,000.
Semi-finalists will move into Stage 2 and compete for a chance to be a finalists and receive approximately $450,000.
Finalists will compete in Stage 3 to win one of two Grand Prizes of up to $1,000,000.