2022 Gold Futures Challenge
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COMMON TERMS USED IN THESE RULES: These are the official rules (“Official Rules”) that govern how the Gold Futures Challenge Grants Challenge will operate (“Contest”). In these rules, “we,” “our,” and “us” refer to Asian American Futures (“AAF”) and Gold House (“GH” and together with AAF, “Gold Futures Challenge”) and any other agents or affiliate organizations acting on our behalf in conjunction with this Contest. The “Applicant” refers to organization submitting applications as described below in addition to individuals submitting applications or otherwise representing Applicants in conjunction with this Contest.
The Gold Futures Challenge Grants Challenge (the “Contest”) is an online grant contest that will involve both evaluation by the Gold Futures Challenge Selection Committee and voting by the public to help determine the Contest winners. In order to participate in the Contest, applicants must submit ideas, concepts, images, designs, and/or other materials and information, as described in detail below (collectively, the “Application”), to Gold Futures Challenge in accordance with the terms and conditions specified herein (such applicants become “Participants”).
All Applications received will be evaluated by Gold Futures Challenge to ensure compliance with Contest rules. Those Applications found to be in compliance with the Contest rules will be posted for public view on www.goldfutureschallenge.org (the “Contest Site”) after the culmination of the voting period. Gold Futures Challenge reserves the right to display or take down Applications as it sees fit.
All Applications found to be in compliance with the Contest rules will be reviewed for rules compliance and then evaluated by the committee selected by the Gold Futures Challenge Challenge team. The Selection Committee will review Applications and choose ten (10) Finalists. Finalists will then advance to the Public Voting Period. The Finalist that receives the greatest number of valid online votes (first place) will receive a grand prize of $100,000 for a one-year period. The second and third place Finalists will receive a grant of $75,000, the fourth, fifth, and sixth place will receive $50,000, and the sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth place will receive $25,000. Organizations will be given the entire amount of funds at the beginning of the grant period. In regards to reporting, organizations will provide a short verbal report at the beginning of the granting period, a short video report six months into the granting period, and a final report at the end of the one-year period. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Gold Futures Challenge retains final control and authority regarding approval of such grants.