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The Knight Foundation Wants You to Grow a Mustache!

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has given $245,000 to support a nationwide mustache challenge this fall, to inspire young men to invest time, energy and facial hair, in local public education.

Mustaches for Kids chapters in Knight Foundation communities are eligible to win the following prizes, which will go directly to local classrooms in their area through

~~~Matching Dollars~~~
Any chapter that raises at least $10,000 for local classrooms
will be eligible for $10,000 in matching dollars.

~~~Chapters that Raise the Most Money~~~
1st Place:  $75,000
2nd Place:  $25,000
3rd Place:  $10,000

~~~Chapters with the Most Growers~~~
1st Place:  $50,000
2nd Place:  $25,000
3rd Place:  $10,000

Knight Foundation Qualifying Communities

Mustaches for Kids chapters in the following cities are eligible for the Knight Foundation matching dollars and prize dollars described above:

Aberdeen, SD
Akron, OH
Biloxi, MS
Boulder, CO
Bradenton, FL
Charlotte, NC
Columbia, SC
Columbus, GA
Detroit, MI
Duluth, MN
Fort Wayne, IN
Gary, IN
Grand Forks, ND
Lexington, KY
Long Beach, CA
Macon, GA
Miami, FL
Milledgeville, GA
Myrtle Beach, SC
Palm Beach, FL
Philadelphia, PA
San Jose, CA
St. Paul, MN
State College, PA
Tallahassee, FL
Wichita, KS

Click to download a flyer about the Knight Foundation challenge. And, good luck, and good growing from the Knight Foundation!

Knight Foundation


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