Buckminster Fuller Challenge 2012


Application deadline



Competition Organizer

Buckminster Fuller Institute

Submission Date


Awards Date


Competition Category
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Business - Global
Who's Eligible

Must be 18 or older. The entry must be submitted in English. The proposal must be for an idea that has potential to solve a problem with humanity. 

Important Dates

The deadline to submit application materials is October 24, 2011. Further dates will be announced soon. 

Competition Prizes

The winner of the Challenge will receive a $100,000 cash prize. They will also receive roundtrip airfare to attend the ceremony to receive their prize, as well as other opportunities presented by the Buckminster Fuller Institute.

Finalists will receive funding opportunities and recognition as well. 

Other Info

A processing fee of $100 is required to enter the competition.