SPA 30th Anniversary, Photo Contest - Now open!
Small Grants -- Big Impact
The Small Project Assistance (SPA) program is turning 30! To recognize this milestone, the Peace Corps announces the SPA Program 30th Anniversary Photo Contest. Current and returned Volunteers and Peace Corps staff can submit photos that best capture how the SPA program has been making a difference through local capacity building and sustainable projects over the past three decades.
Prizes: Winning photos will be:
· Unveiled at the SPA 30th anniversary event in Washington, D.C.
· Featured on the Peace Corps website, social media channels, and in Peace Corps press materials
First-place winners will also receive a framed certificate signed by the Peace Corps Director.
Photo Categories: Photos will be judged on their relevance to the SPA program and the theme “Local Capacity Building.” Entries will be evaluated on creativity and impact in the following categories:
1. SPA in Action
2. SPA Results
3. Photographic Technical Merit
Contest Time Period: Submissions will be accepted from Friday June 14, 2013 through Sunday July 28, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Submissions received after this time will still be added to the official Peace Corps collection in the Digital Library, but will not be considered for the photo contest. Existing photos submitted to the digital library before June 14, 2013 will not be considered.