JP Morgan Chase is accepting applications to the Annual Challenge (formerly called the AdvancingCities Challenge). The first step is a call for ideas. Select applicants will be invited to complete a full application and virtual interview in August.
This annual competition sources innovation to drive systemic change in U.S. cities, helping support economic opportunity for more people by leveraging meaningful collaboration among private, public, and nonprofit leaders.
This year, the focus is on support innovative, sustainable solutions that help drive wealth creation for and economic success of women of color, which is foundational to building more equitable communities and furthering an inclusive economic recovery.
There are four focus areas:
* Equitable access to careers and skills for the future
* Building strong financial health and security
* Safe and affordable housing in thriving neighborhoods
* Parity in business performance for underrepresented small businesses
The Call for Ideas deadline is June 27, 2022