Chance the Rapper Backs $2 Million Initiative for Chicago Youth

06-18-2017
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Chance the Rapper

(Radio.com) Chance the Rapper has long been an outspoken advocate for supporting Chicago's youth, and now the Rapper has gotten involved in a challenge that could support city kids and earn participants $2 million.

On Wednesday (June 14), the rapper announced his collaboration with Chicago Beyond, an organization seeking innovative programs, ideas and approaches to provide opportunities for young Chicagoans to grow.

Chance was joined by Chicago Beyond's Liz Dozier on Facebook Live for the announcement. Those with ideas should visit chicagobeyond.org and submit a 90-second video pitch for their shot at $2 million. "We're looking for amazing ideas, programs, approaches to support Chicago's kids," Dozier explained.

Updated clarification: Only nonprofit organizations can submit videos to Chicago Beyond for the Go Innovate Challenge.

Interested in applying for this year’s challenge? In order to be considered, an applicant must:

Have been in existence (or be working with a nonprofit organization that has been in existence) for at least three years

Provide a new approach or way of solving a complex issue facing Chicago’s youth

Work with young people between the ages of 13 to 25 years old

Be willing to work with Chicago Beyond and a research partner to learn from and grow their work

Produce audited financial reports for the last three years (only if invited to the Formal Review Process)

Note: Chicago Beyond will not invest in individuals, benefits, annual campaigns, private schools or private research" Read more here.

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