Meet the winners and finalists.
The five winners will receive $5,000 each to carry out their ideas.
The entries are listed below in alphabetical order. Click "learn more" to read more about a winner's or finalist's idea.
Create a cancer support group for Chinese speakers.
Develop entrepreneurial training for Native American youth.
Help local farmers make sunflower oil biofuel.
Provide services to GLBT youth at risk of homelessness.
Train corporate salespeople in nonprofit fundraising.
Offer midlife internships to teach job skills.
Help small businesses in the inner-city.
Recruit bilingual mentors for Spanish-speaking schoolchildren.
Provide career help to returning veterans.
Engage older adults in the fight against childhood obesity.
Teach residents in affordable housing about healthy foods and gardening.
Engage retired nurses to teach kids about healthy cooking.
Use text messaging to increase health awareness.
Teach low-income parents baby sign language to enhance interaction.
L. Patricia Ice
Provide counsel to undocumented immigrants in the U.S.
Improve access to arts therapy, especially in rural areas.
Engage immigrant women in the fight against domestic violence.
Establish a primary care network for the underserved.
Nancy Fernandez Mills
Provide health training to low-income Hispanics.
Milton E. Morgan
Provide internet access to low-income seniors.
Teach child care providers to identify special needs children.
Connect project managers with nonprofits in the developing world.
Counsel public high school students on the path to college.
Reduce infant mortality with trained midwives and doulas.
Organize advocacy services for residents of assisted living.