Harvard-run awards seek innovative ideas

Harvard-run awards seek innovative ideas

Innovative government programs are being sought for the 2002 Innovations in American Government Awards, run by the Institute for Government Innovation at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. Winners are chosen on the basis of their novelty, effectiveness, significance and transferability.

The awards focus on domestic programs. Defense and international agency programs are eligible if they have significant domestic content. The award categories are: capital and environmental services, community and economic development, education and health care, management and governance, protective services, and social services.

The entry deadline is February. See www.innovations.harvard.edu or call 617-495-0557.

'J. Sweeney

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