Koetsoe

Southern Virginia Community Challenge

US$46,540 | Mecklenburg, Halifax, Charlotte, Lunenburg, and Brunswick Counties

Mehopolo e netefalitsoeng le letshehetso ea lichelete bakeng sa sechaba sa heno.

This $40,000 fund is dedicated to helping you build thriving and sustainable communities across Southern Virginia

Kamoo e sebetsang kateng
  • Select an idea listed below or submit your existing project and register to get your project page
  • Use your project page to complete the 30 Day Challenge
  • Submit a photo and your action plan
  • Let us know what impact you are having in your community
Ke mang ea ka etsang kopo
  • You want to start a ChangeX idea to improve your local community
  • You're passionate about building a thriving community where you live in Mecklenburg, Halifax, Charlotte, Lunenburg, and Brunswick Counties
  • You are an individual, an existing local group, or a community organization
Seo o se fumanang
  • Seed funding to start or expand a project
  • Free starter resource pack, mentorship and technology tools to get started
  • Additional impact funding, once you report back on the social impact of your active project

Lekola mehopolo

Khetha mohopolo oo o ka o qalang sebakeng sa heno. Sheba melao le dipehelo.
Letlole leno le koetsoe bakeng sa likopo. O ntse o ka qala mehopolo ntle le tshehetso ya letlote le, kapa o shebe litshehetso tse li leng teng sebakeng sa heno.
  • Recycle Across America

    Start recycling right with standardized recycling labels for your school that will help you to improve recycling and save your school money.

  • Fraction Ball

    Fraction Ball e penta hape mela ea lebala la basketball ho thusa bana ho ithuta likaroloana le lidecimal.

  • Eartheasy School Garden

    From launching your garden committee to hosting a school-wide ‘dig day’, learn how to start a school garden for education, eating, and fun.

  • Girls Who Code

    Start a Girls Who Code Club in your community and get girls excited about coding and computer science.

  • FIRST LEGO League - Challenge

    Lead a hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programme in your school or community for 9-14 year olds

  • Lunch Out of Landfills

    Through waste sorts, Sharetables, and education around composting and waste management, students make their school a centre of changing norms around food waste and food redistribution with the guidance of a Staff Champion who receives a stipend and support every step of the way.

  • Community Composting

    Divert your community's food waste from landfill, reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions

  • FIRST LEGO League - Discover

    Lead a hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) programme in your school or community for 4-6 year olds.

  • FIRST® LEGO League - Explore

    Lead a hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programme in your school or community for 6–10 year olds

  • Little Free Pantry

    A grassroots movement of neighbors feeding neighbors through the creation of little free pantries.

  • Open Orchard

    Organise an Open Orchard to bring people together, provide free fruit to local residents and green our urban environments.

  • Pollinator Partnership

    Invite pollinators to your neighborhood by planting a pollinator friendly habitat in your garden, farm, school, park or just about anywhere!

80 batho ba se ba kene ho
#SouthernVirginiaCommunityChallenge

Qala ho hong kajeno

“The Southern Virginia Community Challenge offers a chance for communities to unite in fostering vibrant and sustainable environments throughout Mecklenburg, Halifax, Charlotte, Lunenburg, and Brunswick Counties. We’re excited to support local action across the Southern Virginia Area and to see the collective impact we can have in building healthier, more sustainable communities.“

  • Kelly Lanier-Arnold (Microsoft Datacenter Community Affairs Team)
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