Knight News Challenge deadline is Nov 1st, which means get moving now

This email is going out to NewsChallenge participants today:

The
deadline for the Knight
News Challenge
is nearly here! This year’s contest, giving away $5 million to digital news innovators,
closes to all applications in just three days — at midnight on November 1st.

You can’t
win if you don’t submit an application! Remember that winning entries must use
or create digital, open-source technology; use news and information to serve
the public interest; benefit at least one specific geographic community; and be
innovative.

If you
have created in the Garage,
please remember to submit your application officially, via the “Apply Now” link
at the top of the News Challenge
site at www.newschallenge.org.

APPLICATIONS LEFT IN THE GARAGE
AND NOT OFFICIALLY SUBMITTED
CAN’T BE CONSIDERED!

Last
year’s winners have already put their great ideas into motion. Make sure your
great idea is considered this year.

To apply,
visit www.newschallenge.org
today.

Short version: If you want your crack at winning funding for your project, this is the minute to get it into the system and apply.