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Congratulations to our 2024 Winners!

Explore our prize-winning entries from this year's contest, including Grand Prize Winner Anna Kunkel!


What is MyImpact Challenge?

MyImpact Challenge is a civic engagement contest hosted by the Bill of Rights Institute. Submission is open to US citizens and US-based young people who are between the ages of 13 and 19 and enrolled in middle or high school on January 1, 2024.

The contest is now closed. Entries and winners for the 2023-2024 MyImpact Challenge will be announced Thursday, June 20.

Submission is open to students in all U.S. states, territories, and Armed Forces Schools Abroad..


• Student Grand Prize: $10,000

• Student First Prize: $7,500

• Student Second Prize: $5,000

• Student Third Prize: $2,500

• Student Honorable Mention: $1,500

• Teacher Grand Prize: $500

• Teacher Support Prize: $500

• Teacher Submission Prizes: $500

Meet our 2023-2034 Contest Winners at our Virtual MyImpact Challenge Fair on June 28th. The event will be aired live on YouTube.

Sign-up for the link!

"Every man is under the natural duty of contributing to the necessities of the society." - Thomas Jefferson

Why Should Students Participate in MyImpact Challenge?

To gain national recognition for their civic achievements!


Through this contest, students will:

  • Learn how their community service and civic engagements project carry out the vision of the Founders and align to constitutional principles
  • Share how projects they have designed and executed are evidence of community impact and change

The Bill of Rights Institute supports students with:

  • Activities that explore the connections between
      • Citizenship
      • Charity
      • Entrepreneurship
      • Design Thinking
  • Live webinars with student and community leaders
  • Support staff to help them along the way

Educators! Use Our MyImpact Challenge Design Thinking Lessons!

We've developed six lessons to help students create meaningful MyImpact Projects. Help your student learn how they can create governmental, charitable and social enterprise solutions to problems or opportunities they see around them.

View the full curriculum here!

Have questions about the contest?

Our contest team will be more than happy to answer any questions you have about the contest. We look forward to hearing from you!

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The MyImpact Challenge is donor-supported. We want to thank our individual, foundation, and corporate donors.

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