$10 million for Project 10^100 winners

September 27, 2010

Google has announced the winners of Project Project 10^100 (ideas for changing the world by helping as many people as possible). Thousands of people from more than 170 countries submitted over 150,000 ideas, and Google is providing  at total of $10 million funding to the five winners that received the most votes:

The Khan Academy, a non-profit educational organization that provides high-quality, free education to anyone, anywhere via an online library of more than 1,600 teaching videos;

FIRST,  a non-profit organization that promotes science and math education around the world through team competition;

Public.Resource.Org, a non-profit organization focused on enabling online access to public government documents in the United States;

Shweeb, a concept for short to medium distance, urban personal transport, using human-powered vehicles on a monorail;

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), a center for math and science education and research in Cape Town, South Africa.