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Pocket Change Game Design Challenge: Win $10,000 for your idea to help youth bank on their financial future

Show young Americans how savings makes cents in our $10,000 game design challenge! Financial challenges plague many Americans who are living paycheck to paycheck and not establishing safety nets through … Read more

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N Square Challenge: $10,000 game design competition around nuclear weapons

[ Update: The call for submissions has ended. Thanks for everyone who entered! ] Help Drive the Conversation About The Risk of Nuclear Weapons Nuclear proliferation remains one of the … Read more

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G4C Student Challenge with NYC’s Dept. of Education

We are excited to launch our NYC Games for Change Student Challenge, a new game design program for middle and high school students throughout the 2015-16 school year that is supported … Read more

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Enter the UBS Optimus Foundation’s
$20K Wash Away Mobile Game Challenge

In the Southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, five phones exist for every two toilets. Even in areas without toilets, a lack of understanding about proper use has led to … Read more

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Combining Art and Science: The Making of Moon Rush, the People’s Choice in Our Shoot for the Moon Contest

[This interview originally appeared on the Schusterman Foundation’s blog.] Cheng Zhang (right) and Sheri Larimer of the Ohio State University won the People’s Choice Award in the Shoot for the Moon … Read more

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Social Impact & Sci-Fi: How Shoot for the Moon Contest Winner Theorify Made SpaceIL Academy

[This interview originally appeared on the Schusterman Foundation’s blog.] Theorify’s director of new development Jasmine Bulin (right) and producer Vince Close won the Shoot for the Moon game design contest … Read more

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Vote for Our Game Design Contest Finalists & Enter to Win 2015 Festival Passes

[ Update: Voting has officially closed, and our the game design contest winners have been announced! Give a round of applause for Moon Rush in winning the People’s Choice Award … Read more

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Shoot for the Moon: Win $25,000 in a new G4C design challenge

Update: The submission period has ended. Click here to vote for our finalists and be entered to win tickets for the 2015 Festival. (Voting ends April 10.) G4C will award … Read more

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Sex Etc. Game Design Contest Finalists Announced!

From left to right: Safe Sex With Friends, Check/Mate, and SexEd Super Task Force. Games for Change is excited to announce the finalists for our first-ever public design competition! Selected … Read more

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Games for Change Presents: A Game Design Contest to Win $35,000!

In Games for Change’s first-ever public design competition, we will award a prize of  $35,000 to create a prototype of a safe sex awareness game. The game will developed for … Read more

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