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NCDD’s 2012 Catalyst Awards were two $10,000 awards designed to encourage our members to form teams to address challenges facing our field that are too complex for members to solve on their own.

More on Tom Tresser’s Catalyst Awards proposal

New NCDD member Tom Tresser is looking to build a team of NCDD members for his Catalyst Awards idea on “Citizen’s Financial News Service & TIF Report.” Please read over this post by Tom and let him know if and how you’d like to be involved, or share whatever questions you may have with him. You can add a comment here on the blog, or help develop the proposal at CivicEvolution at http://ncdd.civicevolution.org/proposal/10116. See all the proposals that are being developed at http://ncdd.civicevolution.org. From Tom… I’m a […] (continue)

More on Jon Denn’s Catalyst Awards proposal: aGREATER.US

Jon Denn of A Greater Publishing (an NCDD organizational member since October 2011) is looking to build a team of NCDD members for a Catalyst Awards proposal that supports his website aGREATER.US. Please read over this post by Jon and let him know if and how you’d like to be involved, or share whatever questions you may have with him. You can add a comment here on the blog, or help develop the proposal at CivicEvolution at www.ncdd.civicevolution.org/proposal/10113.  See all the proposals that are being developed at http://ncdd.civicevolution.org. From Jon Denn… […] (continue)

Featured Catalyst Awards Proposal: Digital Citizen

New NCDD member Evelyn Messinger of Digital Citizen is looking to build a team of NCDD members for her Catalyst Awards proposal. Please read over this post by Evelyn and let her know if and how you’d like to be involved!  You can add a comment here on the blog, or help develop the proposal at CivicEvolution at www.ncdd.civicevolution.org/proposal/10113.  See all the proposals that are being developed at http://ncdd.civicevolution.org. Digital Citizen: A Multi-Media Project to Unite Us We at Digital Citizen have proposed a project for […] (continue)

Sheriff at NCDD Seattle discussing the need for dialogue on mental illness and access to firearms (video)

NCDD member John Spady (Community Forums Network) just sent this to the NCDD Discussion list, where we’ve been discussing how we might respond as a community to Friday’s tragedy in Newtown… During our recent NCDD 2012 conference in Seattle, I had the honor to host (then) Sheriff Steve Strachan at my session. He touched on the subject of unmanaged mental illness and the access to firearms. Sheriff Strachan then gave a courageous call for rational dialogue on a problem we keep experiencing over and over […] (continue)

Invitation to join planning call for “TV Entertainment” Catalyst Awards proposal

Tim Bonnemann is working on finding a good time for a call for those interested in his “TV Entertainment” idea for the NCDD Catalyst Awards. Tim is a long-time NCDD member and Founder and CEO of Intellitics, Inc. As you know, the entire NCDD community is now invited to collaborate on the 23 proposals that have been submitted. Teams have until January 13, 2013 to get things into shape. Tim’s planning call is an opportunity to determine next steps, so please indicate your availability on the […] (continue)

Last day for new Catalyst Awards project ideas!

Hi, everyone!  Just a quick reminder that today is the last day to add new project ideas for the NCDD Catalyst Awards — two $10,000 awards designed to foster collaboration on projects with the potential to move our field forward in the categories of civic infrastructure and political bridge-building. First drafts are due today, but most projects will have some work to do between now and January 13th, when the final proposals are due — so don’t think your project needs to be completely fleshed […] (continue)

Featured Catalyst Awards Proposal: Developing metrics for evaluating the impact of public process

NCDD’s Catalyst Awards process is in full swing, with 19 projects posted so far up at ncdd.civicevolution.org. Feel free to ask questions, share your reactions, and offer support here as well as at CivicEvolution! Developing metrics for evaluating the impact of public process Proposed by: Michael O’Neill Project home: http://ncdd.civicevolution.org/proposal/10103 Q. Michael – please tell us a little about yourself. About two years ago I had lost my job. Instead of struggling to find work in a county with 12% unemployment and few jobs that are actual careers, I went […] (continue)

Featured Catalyst Awards Proposal: TV Entertainment

Today we’re featuring a Catalyst Awards proposal from Tim Bonnemann of Intellitics. Learn more about his proposal and get involved at http://ncdd.civicevolution.org/proposal/10101. Q. Tim – tell us a little about yourself, and where people can learn more about you. My name is Tim Bonnemann. I’m the founder and CEO of Intellitics, a digital engagement startup based in San José, CA. We help organizations in the public, private and non-profit sector apply the right technology to engage their communities in high-quality dialogue and decision making. We’re developing Zilino, a social web application […] (continue)

Featured Catalyst Awards Proposal: Building Physical Infrastructure with Civic Infrastructure

NCDD’s Catalyst Awards process is in full swing, with 13 projects posted so far up at ncdd.civicevolution.org. Feel free to ask questions, share your reactions, and offer support here as well as at CivicEvolution! Building Physical Infrastructure with Civic Infrastructure Proposed by: Jack Harris Project home: http://ncdd.civicevolution.org/proposal/10100 Q. Jack – tell us a little about yourself. I recently finished my Masters in Communication and Information Studies at Rutgers University as a mid-career graduate student with a focus on organizational communication and public policy. I live in coastal New Jersey. […] (continue)

Featured Catalyst Awards Proposal: Complex Adaptive Action Network

NCDD’s Catalyst Awards process is in full swing, with 10 projects posted so far at ncdd.civicevolution.org (and more on their way) for your consideration for the two $10,000 prizes. It’s time for NCDD members to engage in the projects that interest them, so we’re featuring the projects one by one here on the blog. Feel free to engage here as well as at CivicEvolution! Complex Adaptive Action Network Proposed by: Ben Kadel Project home: http://ncdd.civicevolution.org/proposal/10102 Q. Ben — tell us a little about yourself. Like many of us in […] (continue)

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