Starbucks Youth Action application form

Starbucks Youth Action application form
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Things to consider before you enter:
a. You must be aged between 16-24
b. Please state the location of project impact / where you live
c. If you have endorsement or support of youth worker, school or college, please give contact details
d. If your idea is selected, you will be asked to come to a workshop
e. You idea should be something that you feel makes a real difference to the local community
First Name:
Last Name:
Date of Birth (DD/MM/YYYY):
Contact telephone number:
Alternative contact telephone number:
Email address:
Your address:
Name of youth group/school/college/young person’s project you belong to:
Contact details for lead worker from this organisation
Email address:
Contact telephone number:
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About Your Project:
1. What is the name of your project?
2. How many young people are involved in your project (including yourself)?
3. Please tell us about your project and the difference it will make to the young people in your community. It is important you give us as much detail as possible: what is unique about it, how your project will run, where will it take place, what does the activity look like?
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4. Who will directly benefit from your project?
5. What issues in your community will your project address?
6. What challenges or obstacles do you think you may encounter in carrying out your idea? Who can help your overcome these?
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7. What is your project timeline? If your application was successful how long will it take to get your project up and running? What preparation/lead in time do you need?
8. What is your project budget? Please tell us how much money you need to make
the project happen. We only need a estimated budget at this stage, we will ask more
detailed budget questions in the second stage application. Please note, we cannot
pay for staff costs.
9. If your project costs more than we can fund, where else could you get funding
or support from?
10. Other than funding, what else do you need to make your project happen?
E.g. volunteer time, training, etc.
11. If you are under 18 years of age, please provide details of an adult supporting the project:
Name of worker/leader
Position held in group
or organisation
Please email your completed PDF application form to [email protected]
Entering the Competition
1. The Starbucks Youth Action competition (the “Competition”) is open
to UK residents aged 16-24 and over (“You”) subject to paragraph 2.
below. Entrants aged under 18 must please provide details of an adult
supporting the project.
2. Employees or agencies of Guardian News & Media Limited (“GNM”,
“We”) its group companies or their family members, or anyone else
connected with the Competition may not enter the Competition.
3. By entering the Competition you are accepting these terms and
4. To enter the Competition, you must submit an application form online
at or email the PDF application
form to [email protected] If You have any questions
about how to enter or in connection with the Competition, please e-mail
us at [email protected] with “Starbucks Youth Action
competition” in the subject line.
5. You are responsible for the cost (if any) of sending your Competition
entry to us.
6. Only one entry is permitted per person.
7. The closing date and time of the Competition is 23:59 on 24 June
2011. Entries received after that date and time will not be considered.
8. You own the copyright to your Competition entry as its author.
9. By submitting an entry to the Competition, You give GNM:
a. Permission for your entry to be published on and
grant GNM a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide licence to republish
your Competition entry in electronic format and hard copy for purposes
connected with the Competition; and
b. The right to use your name and town or city of residence for the
sole purpose of identifying You as the author of your entry and/or as a
winner of the Competition.
10. Your entry must be your own work, must not be copied, must not
contain any third-party materials and/or content that You do not have
permission to use and must not otherwise be obscene, defamatory or
in breach of any applicable legislation or regulations. If We have reason
to believe your entry is not your own work or otherwise breaches this
paragraph 10, then We may not consider it.
Picking the winners
11. A panel of judges will asses each application. Entries will be
shortlisted in each of the participating 10 cities (Belfast, Birmingham,
Bristol, Cardiff, Dublin, Edinburgh, Leeds, London (Notting Hill/
Kensington & Chelsea), London (Westminster) and Manchester) and
those selected will be invited to attend a workshop to develop a second,
more detailed application. Selected entrants will pitch ideas to a panel
of judges, made up of Starbucks partners (employees) and local experts.
Between three and five finalists will be chosen in each city and will win a
share of £10,000 to develop their idea. The finalist’s ideas and projects
will then be promoted in Starbucks coffee shops throughout in each of
the 10 participating cities. The general public will have the chance to
vote for their favourite projects to select an the overall favourite. Full
details of the judging process and the judges are available on request to
[email protected]
12. When choosing the winners, the judges will be looking for ideas
that will have a positive impact on a number of people, is a sustainable
idea rather than a “one off”, specifically targets young people and
disadvantaged young people.
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13. The judges’ decision of who the winners will be made on or before
1 September 2011. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence
will be entered into.
The Prizes
14. Between three and five entrants in each of the 10 participating
cities (i.e. between thirty and fifty nationwide) will win a share of
£10,000 to develop their project.
15. The prize cannot be exchanged or transferred by You and cannot
be redeemed by You for cash or any other prize. You must pay all other
costs associated with the prize and not specifically included in the prize.
16. We retain the right to substitute the prize with another prize of
similar value in the event that the original prize offered is not available.
Some other rules
17. Entries on behalf of another person will not be accepted and joint
submissions are not allowed.
18. We take no responsibility for entries that are lost, delayed,
misdirected or incomplete or cannot be delivered or entered for any
technical or other reason. Proof of delivery of the entry is not proof of
19. Details of the winners can be obtained by sending a stamped
addressed envelope to the following address: Starbucks Youth Action
competition, Guardian Creative desk, Guardian News & Media Limited,
Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU.
20. No purchase is necessary.
21. The winners may be required for promotional activity.
22. The Promoter of the Competition is Guardian News & Media Limited
whose address is Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU. Any
complaints regarding the Competition should be sent to this address.
23. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude the liability of
GNM for death, personal injury, fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation
as a result of its negligence.
24. GNM accepts no responsibility for any damage, loss, liabilities, injury
or disappointment incurred or suffered by You as a result of entering
the Competition or accepting any prize. GNM further disclaims liability
for any injury or damage to You or any other person’s computer relating
to or resulting from participation in or downloading any materials in
connection with the Competition.
25. GNM reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify
or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this Competition with
or without prior notice due to reasons outside its control (including,
without limitation, in the case of anticipated, suspected or actual fraud).
The decision of GNM in all matters under its control is final and binding.
26. GNM shall not be liable for any failure to comply with its obligations
where the failure is caused by something outside its reasonable
control. Such circumstances shall include, but not be limited to,
weather conditions, fire, flood, hurricane, strike, industrial dispute, war,
hostilities, political unrest, riots, civil commotion, inevitable accidents,
supervening legislation or any other circumstances amounting to force
27. The Competition will be governed by English law.