Niantic Sustainability Challenge

$5,000 | Global | 3 Ideas

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Open to players of all Niantic products, this $5,000 challenge is dedicated to helping you build thriving and sustainable communities by helping you start a a new community project in your neighborhood

How it works
  • Select an idea listed below and register to get your project page
  • Use your project page to complete the 30 Day Challenge
  • Submit a photo and your action plan
  • Once you're active let us know what impact you are having in your community
Who can apply
  • You are a player of Niantic products
  • You want to start a ChangeX idea to improve your local community
  • You're passionate about building a thriving community where you live
  • You are an individual, an existing local group or a community organization
What you get
  • Seed funding to start your selected idea
  • 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

Explore & Pick an Idea to Start

Explore and select an idea that you want to start in your community

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Why are people starting these ideas?

"We only have one planet and we want to have an active role in caring for it. Our players have participated in hundreds of social impact events across the world and we hope that through this challenge, they will be able to take action in new and impactful ways in their local communities." - Leah Caudell-Feagan, (Civil and Social Impact, Niantic)

Protect yourselves and your community: consult and adhere to local government advice on COVID-19 safety when starting any project in your community.
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