Participating universities are able to offer a unique learning opportunity, strengthen ties with local communities, and nurture alumni & donor relationships.
Students enjoy an immersive learning experience that allows them to more deeply understand the non-profit sector and potentially win a cash prize.
Participating universities choose a competition topic based on the most pressing needs of their local off-campus community.
Next, a non-profit whose mission aligns with the chosen topic is selected as the competition partner.
Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business partnered with Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County, with
Given the social unrest and urgent need for better forms of resolution to social injustices, CJAM promotes restorative
Student-Powered Solutions Building a More Philanthropic World.
The Impact Competition is building a more altruistic world by introducing students to community-centered philanthropy.
Of students like to engage with a non-profit
organization in the future
Of students like to donate to a non-profit after
participating in the Impact Competition
Non-Profits and their Communities
The Impact Competition allowed me to bring a creative solution based on what I have been learning in the classroom to the real world…I am looking forward to implementing our idea at the local Bloomington non-profit CJAM throughout the next year.
- Davis Aufdembrink, Member of Team Inspire Solutions & 2021 Kelley Impact Competition winner