This year, winners will again have the chance to win one of four $2500 grants provided by the Case Foundation, video cameras from Flip Video, a free registration to next year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference provided by NTEN and more. The winning videos will be announced at this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference hosted by NTEN and featured on YouTube’s homepage in March.
For many nonprofit clients I worked with over the years, we’ve talked about the power of video. Video is a great way to share your mission, messages and goals. The medium educates, makes others aware of issues, progress that’s being made, and the work that still needs to be done. Awards like these, recognize nonprofits that see the importance in video and hopefully encourage others to extend into this medium as well.
I heard last year there were 750 entries, 17K votes by the public, and 150,000 views. Wow, right? Now it’s your turn. Here are some details to get you started:
- Submissions for Best Small, Medium, and Large nonprofit organization videos must be a video that was made in 2010. Entries for the Best Thrifty Video category can be for videos made any time before the end of the submission period. Each nonprofit can submit as many videos as they would like. No specific categories or missions are needed.
- Entries cannot exceed 10 minutes in length and are limited to nonprofits from the US, the UK, and Australia.
- You can submit your videos from February 4, 2011 until March 2, 2011. Starting March 7th, voting is open to the public.
- Your organization MUST be a member of the YouTube Nonprofit Program.
Good luck! If you enter let me know so I can help spread the word when voting starts!