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Ignite Lincoln will award $10,000 to local nonprofits that ignite passion in our community.

How to Apply

Applying is simple: Anyone can nominate a nonprofit by submitting the form below. Submissions must be received before midnight on June 1, 2019. Five nonprofit finalists will be chosen to present at Ignite Lincoln 11. The $10,000 will be given to nonprofits in awards of $5,000; $2,000; $1,500; $1,000; and $500. The awards will be decided upon by the Ignite Lincoln 11 audience via live voting.  

Nominate a Nonprofit to Win Up to $5,000!

About Ignite Lincoln

Ignite Lincoln 11 will be held on Thursday, August 15 at the Rococo Theatre in Lincoln. Tickets will be available online. All event costs are covered by sponsors so that 100% of ticket proceeds go directly to the five nonprofit finalists with the top winner guaranteed to receive $5,000. Ignite Lincoln is a nonprofit organization that provides a platform for Lincolnites to share an idea,in five minutes and 20 presentation slides, that will spark imagination, inspire, educate and build a better community. Ignite asks the question, "If you had five minutes on stage, what would you say?" Ignite started in Seattle, Washington in 2006 and has since spread across the globe.

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