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A version of this post first appeared in Philanthropy Front and Center San Francisco.

Vodafone Americas Foundation's annual Wireless Innovation Project is a competition to promote innovation and increase implementation of wireless related technology for a better world. Total awards up to $600,000 will be available to support projects of exceptional promise. The deadline for the challenge has been extended to March 5.

The competition is open to projects from universities and nonprofit organizations based in the United States. Although organizations must be based in the United States, projects may operate and help people outside of the United States.

Visit the Wireless Innovation Project's website for more info. It has loads of details, including judging criteria, past judges and winners, and links to similar competitions.

In the following video, June Sugiyama, director of Vodafone Americas Foundation, discusses the Foundation's Wireless Innovation Project with Janet Camarena, director of Foundation Center-San Francisco.

-- Kate Tkacik
E-Resources Librarian
Foundation Center San Francisco

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