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Low Carbon Challenge 2017 is here!

Ready to join us and build your project or business?

Time to apply for Low Carbon Challenge 2017!

Do you have an idea, project or business that can help reduce carbon emissions in our city?

Wellington City is supporting awesome low carbon initiatives that are working in:

  • Housing and building
  • Transport
  • Waste
  • Energy
This is the 4th year of the challenge and it will be the biggest and best yet! If you're ready to grow your idea or project, then now is the perfect time to get involved!

6 teams will be chosen and awarded a $1000 stipend to get started. Once you're in you'll be diving into an 8 week programme that will....

  • Build your connections across the city with collaborators, mentors, advisors and new partnerships. 
  • Sharpen your business proposition, marketing and up skill your team with workshops and clinics.
  • Grow your community and support you to launch a successful crowdfunding campaign. 
  • Give you the opportunity to connect with partners and funders in the Wellington Low Carbon Partnership who can match fund every dollar you raise in your crowdfunding campaign!   
Key dates.
Launch event: August 1st
Applications close: August 15th
Teams are selected: August 22nd
Programme events start: August 29th
Finale event: October 31st
Crowdfunding finishes: November 30th

If you've been thinking about getting an idea off the ground, or ready to grow something you are already working on - this is your chance!


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