One small action can have BIG impact
Big Idea Project represents Colorado as a finalist for the national True Inspiration award. Your vote can help us win $75,000 and directly impact 700 young leaders this year. The contest closes 10/21. Don’t miss your opportunity to make BIG impact.
Let’s ignite the passion that lives in every student
The Big Idea Project® is a turn-key system that allows schools and educators to make a real difference. Students identify a need in society they would like to do something about, work together with a business mentor to design their action plan and then make their Big Idea come to life.
Our objectives are to create and foster:
It takes a village…
We all play a part in creating a future of generous leaders. What’s your role?
Building a story through video
Teachers customize our curriculum to their needs and set the stage for the project, providing resources and knowledge.
Teams of 3-4 students work together in a semester-long project. At the end of the semester, teams create a storytelling video and present their impact to the community for the chance to win a college scholarship and a spot at the State presentation event.
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The exponential impact
What if every teacher had the chance to implement Big Idea Project? The possibilities are staggering.
“The Big Idea Project has provided an extraordinary opportunity for students at Columbine High School. This worthwhile venture teaches lifelong skills. Students have learned how to receive graciously and give generously and to make a difference in the lives of others.”Frank DeAngelis, Former Principal, Columbine High School
Easy ways to get involved
We make it simple to take your first step to creating generous leaders.
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