Reminder: Our “Nourishing Minds” Competition

February 20, 2024

In an era where food and nutrition security are critical concerns for global well-being, it’s essential to foster awareness and innovative thinking among our youth. That’s why the Crawford Fund are thrilled to have our “Nourishing Minds” competition for Secondary Schools.  

Competition Overview

Calling all Year 9 to Year 12 students in 2024! The “Nourishing Minds” competition invites you to unleash your creativity and problem-solving skills. Utilise Crawford Fund’s Secondary School resources to develop innovative ideas or projects addressing sustainable agriculture, food waste reduction, climate-smart technologies, or gender dimensions in food security. 

Prizes Galore

Get ready for some exciting rewards for your school! With a total prize pool of $2,500, including a special encouragement award, there’s ample motivation to participate and make a difference. 

How to Participate

  1. Form a Team: Collaborate with up to four classmates to maximise your ideas and skills. 
  2. Choose Your Project: Identify a passion within food and nutrition security and propose an innovative solution addressing one of the Secondary School Resources. 
  3. Create an Entry: Craft a compelling 2–3 minute video presenting your project plan and its potential impact. 
  4. Submit Your Entry: Send your video to [email protected] by June 14, along with your team’s details. 

Judging Criteria

Entries will be evaluated based on innovation, feasibility, impact, and presentation. Let your creativity shine! 

Key Dates

  • Submission Deadline: June 14, 2024 
  • Winners’ Announcement: June 28, 2024 

As the “Nourishing Minds” competition unfolds, it serves as a beacon of hope, igniting the passion and ingenuity of young changemakers. Let’s empower the next generation to tackle the complexities of food and nutrition security, paving the way for a brighter, more sustainable future. For further details and to embark on this transformative journey, download our information brochure here. 

Join us in nurturing visionary leaders committed to creating a world where no one goes hungry, and all thrive in abundance. Together, we can make a difference! #NourishingMinds #YouthInnovation #FoodSecurity #Sustainability #CrawfordFund