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Change the World

Ideas to achieve the future
we imagine

Arizona State University students from all academic disciplines are generating ideas and developing solutions to change the world. Their initiatives are improving lives locally, domestically and internationally. They've answered the question: "How can I change the world?"

The Change the World showcase and competition celebrates the imagination, efforts, and achievements of ASU students. Participate in the March 15, 2023, event at Sun Devil Stadium through art displays, idea pitches, live performances and solutions exhibits. Regardless of major, you have the power to change the world. Apply by February 17, 2023.

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Changemaker Community Action Grants

As part of the Change the World showcase and competition, Sun Devils can apply separately with a slide deck to pitch their idea or project to be considered for a Changemaker Community Action Grant. These grants provide ASU students from all disciplines and interests the opportunity to foster local and global change and create innovative solutions. Students can apply to pitch for only one program.

Changemaker Challenge Grant

Pitch an innovative project, prototype, entrepreneurial venture or community partnership for creating and implementing positive social change.

Grant award amount: $2,500

Civic Engagement and Service Grant

Pitch an idea/project for creating positive change through civic engagement, a service project, policy proposal or community partnership that promotes a better quality of life through political or non-political means.

Grant award amount: $1,500

Sustainability Challenge

Pitch an idea or project for creating and implementing a positive behavior change that supports ASU’s sustainability goals. Ideas/projects with the following focus are encouraged to apply and include, but are not limited to: reducing energy and/or water use, increasing alternative transportation use, reducing food waste, increasing proper recycling and/or composting, or increasing the adoption of plant-based diets.

Grant award amount: $1,500

Application deadline is February 20, 2023.

 

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What is Change the World?


The Change the World event celebrates the imagination, efforts and achievements of ASU students. Participate in the 2023 event at Sun Devil Stadium through art displays, idea pitches, live performances and solution exhibits. Regardless of major, you have the power to change the world.

Changing the world one student at a time

Change the World gives ASU students the chance to celebrate innovation by bringing large and small ideas together. Check out past Change the World events and discover how Sun Devils make the world we live in a better place.

Be a Changemaker


Changemaker Central @ ASU is a community of like-minded students that are leading social change locally and globally. Sun Devils are making a difference in their own way every day. Explore the many ways that you can be a changemaker.

 

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