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Be Big in Your Community

posted Apr 21, 2010, 3:41 PM by Unknown user

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Clifford wants to hear about your BIG ideas. The BE BIG in Your Community Contest will award $75,000 in community grants* to BIG ideas that best demonstrate Clifford's BIG Ideas which are Share, Be Kind, Help Others, Be a Good Friend, Play Fair, Have Respect, Be Truthful, Believe in Yourself, Work Together and Be Responsible.

Scholastic, HandsOn Network and American Family Insurance will work with the winners to bring their Big Ideas to life! Everyone is invited - parents, kids, teachers or community leaders - to submit their ideas now through June 30, 2010.

For contest entry forms and official rules visit

Please continue to encourage your network and partners to submit applications for their Big Ideas.

BIG Awards! One (1) Grand Prize honoree, Ten (10) first place honorees and Nineteen (19) second place honorees will be selected. The grand prize entry will be honored with a $25,000 community grant, the first place honorees will each be honored with a $2,500 community grant and the second place honorees will each be honored with a $1,315.79 community grant (via HandsOn Network affiliate organizations or designees) from the BE BIG Fund to be used towards implementing the winning proposals. *

Enter Now!   

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Make the Be Big Promise! 

Promise snipeClifford's BE BIG Promise is a quick way for everyone to embrace Clifford's BIG Ideas and learn how small, simple actions can make the world a better place.  Write Clifford a special message on how you promise to BE BIG in 2010 and help us reach our goal of 25,000 promises by December 31, 2010.  Clifford thanks you!

* NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia, except that for second-place honorees, the Contest is open to legal residents of Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Grand Prize: one (1) $25,000 grant. Ten (10) first-place honorees will each see their ideas honored with a $2500 grant and nineteen (19) second-place honorees will see their ideas honored with a $1315.79 grant. Contest ends June 30, 2010. For official rules, go to TM & © 2010 Scholastic Inc. CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG, BE BIG and associated logos are trademarks of Norman Bridwell.