Harvard offers $100K government innovation award

Harvard’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation will award $100,000 for government public engagement and participation.

The Award for Public Engagement in Government is a new component to the center’s standing Innovations in American Government Awards program.

From the official announcement:

The Award for Public Engagement in Government will highlight government programs, policies, and initiatives aimed at encouraging public participation in a range of budgetary, regulatory, and policy decisions. The center also intends to recognize those efforts that successfully employ digital technology and crowdsourcing techniques to broaden public involvement in government decision-making and drive problem-solving.

Apply online at innovationsaward.harvard.edu. Deadline is June 20, 2014.