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The Network Challenge is a grant program designed to seed and support initiatives that grow Public Interest Technology at the university level.

PIT-UN Network Challenge

We are excited to announce the winners of the 2020 Network Challenge. The Network Challenge and challenge grants are funded through the support of the Ford Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, Mastercard Impact Fund, with support from the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, Patrick J. McGovern Foundation, The Raikes Foundation, Schmidt Futures and The Siegel Family Endowment. The application cycle for the Year 3 Public Interest Technology University Challenge is underway. If you are a PITUN member looking for information about the Network Challenge please contact your designee or grants office for more details.

Network Challenge Priority Areas

The Network Challenge follows 4 priority areas.:

● Educational Offerings
● Faculty and Institution Building
● Career Pipeline & Placement
● Strengthening the Public Interest Technology University Network