American Dream Ideas Challenge

U project advances in American Dream challenge

Well-being Elevated is a cost-effective app, website and support group for preventative mental health promotion.

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Well-being Elevated

Recipient of the 2020 Ivory Prize for Excellence in Student leadership aims to address demand for mental health services.

Three local finalists named in American Dream Ideas Challenge

Proposals focus on mental health services, college completion and increasing participation in tax credit programs.

Degree Completion Challenge

The U seeks ideas and strategies that are new or that scale an existing successful program for an opportunity to receive up to $100K.

Big ideas

The three finalists in the U’s American Dream Ideas Challenge now have a chance at $1 million.

American Dream Ideas finalists announced

The proposals range from helping single parents save money through shared living arrangements and child care to boosting opportunities for freelance workers in the state’s rural areas.

Making the American dream a reality

The U’s American Dream Ideas Challenge will announce the top 10 finalists on Wednesday, selected from more than 150 proposals offering a wide range of ideas for how to help Utah’s middle class prosper.

American dreaming

On May 24, the U officially launched the American Dream Ideas Challenge, an effort to collect policy and technology innovation proposals with potential to boost Utah’s middle class.


Submit your ideas now for the American Dream Ideas Challenge.