Selecting Grand Prize Winners
Make the finals and you're in the money. Every finalist receives a minimum of $5,000. Then, our judges will determine the Grand Prize winners.
Our judges will select the Grand Prize winners by:
Judges will score each of the 30 finalist ideas using a specific set of weighted criteria, including those listed below.
Each finalist idea will be ranked from 1-10 based on score in the size category they are competing in.
The Aviva Community Fund will fund at least one idea of each size, starting with the ideas ranked highest by the judges. We will continue funding ideas until all $1,000,000 has been allocated.
4. SPECIAL GRAND PRIZES
Up to $150,000 will be reserved for the Broker prize and an additional up to $150,000 will be reserved for the At-Risk-Youth prize.
The judging panel will evaluate the 30 finalist ideas based on these criteria:
How deeply are people affected by this idea, and how urgent is the need? How many people will this idea benefit, and will it be compelling to a broad audience?
Likelihood of Success (15%)
How likely is this idea to be successfully executed in the short term?
Longevity and Sustainability (30%)
How long will the idea affect the community? Will it require regular funding beyond the initial request? If so, is there a plan to obtain additional funding?
How original is the idea?
Submission Quality (10%)
How much effort went into this entry? Was it well thought out and clearly explained?
How many votes did the idea receive in the Semi-Finals?