State and local governments, nonprofit organizations, community-based institutions and coalitions such as health care providers, schools and faith-based groups are eligible to enter. Businesses and for-profit entities that are involved in helping to Connect Kids to Coverage are also welcome to step up to the Challenge, provided that their submissions address one or more of the "5 Ways to Step up to the Challenge" described above. Individuals are not eligible. You must agree to have your organization’s name appear on the Connecting Kids to Coverage section of the InsureKidsNow website.
An organization may not submit more than one entry per calendar month.
Your activity submitted into the Connecting Kids to Coverage Challenge must be currently underway or to commence within the next month.
Legalities surrounding the document and optional photo.
Neither the document nor the optional photo can contain material that violates or infringes anohter's rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright or license infringement.
Neither the document nor the optional photo can reference an individual without the explicit consent of that individual, or in the case that the individual is a minor, the explicit consent of that minor's legal guardian.
Neither the document nor the optional photo can contain brand names or trademarks unless these entities are official partners in the outreach effort.
Neither the document nor the optional photo can contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, defamatory, slanderous or libelous.
Neither the document nor the optional photo can contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
Follow-up on certain entries
If an organization has a particularly innovative and/or effective entry (see our judging criteria below for details), we may reach out through that organization's Challenge.gov Account to learn more about its Connecting Kids to Coverage activity.
(Updated February 9, 2011)