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A month ago, we encouraged our readers to vote for the winner of Nau's annual Grant for Change. Out of 124 nominees who proposed projects that would use design for a humanitarian purpose, Curt Ellis and Ian Cheney were selected as the winners. Their project, Truck Farm, is exactly what it sounds like—a 1986 Dodge pickup truck converted to house a traveling farm that boasts heirloom seeds and green-roof technology.

So far, the farm has visited schools around the country to inspire students to create their own urban agriculture projects. The truck's travels are the subject of a documentary that Ellis and Cheney now plan to screen nationwide on a grassroots tour, using the truck as a mobile outdoor movie theater. The grant money will finance the tour, which plans to visit as many schools and urban communities as possible.

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Nau, the sustainable clothing company (read about them more here), kicked off their annual Grant for Change contest this May, and now the polls are open. On July 27, one of 123 nominees will receive a $10,000 grant for a project that uses design for a humanitarian purpose. Vote on the nominee you would like to proceed to the Top Ten anytime between now and July 6 at 5 p.m. PST. You can peruse the full list of nominees on Nau's site. For now, here are three to start off with.

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