San Francisco is home to some of the most innovative and creative people on the planet we need your help!
CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED.
– PLAY ideas are focused on fun, games, surprise, silliness, or competition.
– COOPERATE ideas are focused on creating engagement, togetherness, teams, or sharing.
– PAUSE ideas incorporate leisure, rest, and relaxation.
– ENJOYMENT ideas create positive experiences and interactions with people or art.
Eligible ideas will be reviewed by a panel that includes city staff and other stakeholders to determine the pool of finalists.
Finalists will be announced the week of May 12, 2014 and open for voting at a one day event, later that month.
The winning idea will be decided by popular vote and will be executed on UN Plaza in 2014, during the course of our grant activities.
Our aim is to create opportunities for active engagement in UN Plaza.
Eligible ideas will be be evaluated primarily on feasibility, category fit, impact, and scope of the idea.
Determining feasibility: Ideas must be either temporary improvements (removed daily), onetime events, or recurring events. Idea costs should be in the $2,500 to $5,000 range.
Determining category fit: How well does your idea advance the values of one (or more) of the Idea Categories?
Determining impact: Number of people moving per minute, number of static people, Activity pattern of static people, Number of people that engage with the idea, Sense of safety
Determining scope: How scalable or repeatable is your idea for UN Plaza? the broader community? San Francisco?
READY TO START?
Share and support ideas on Neighborland, text your idea to 415-727-7378, or tweet “I want _______ #unplaza”.
DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES
April 28, 2014. Contest is closed.
WHAT IF MY IDEA WINS?
If your idea is selected as a finalist and receives the most votes during the voting period, we’ll implement your idea during the course of our grant. Our aim is to create opportunities for active engagement in UN Plaza. Share your ideas for how to do that and we’ll help make it happen!
If you need help, contact us.