- Must be a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
- Must address a sustainable living and/or social cause issue.
- Must have an active board with a 100% giving rate. Exemptions may be made for nonprofits in the “startup” phase.*
- The selected nonprofit and its key decision makers will need to be willing to be actively involved in the process to ensure the best result.
*A “startup” is defined as being in existence for two years or less. An “established” nonprofit is defined as an organization in existence for two years or more.