SCORING

Rubric

Is the proposal bold and ambitious? Will the solution significantly improve the quality of life for Texas residents with clear, long-term outcomes, and will it result in systemic change to benefit communities over time?

Clear vision to improve the quality of life for Texas residents. Well-defined outcomes are expected to result in systemic change and provide direct and indirect impact over time.

Does the solution have potential and a clear pathway to be expanded, replicated, and/or adapted to meet the growing needs of Texas residents, as well as communities beyond its current context and/or geographic scope?

Sensible and appropriate approach to scale and serve as a model for other communities. Offers clear plans to successfully scale and to impact Texas residents.

Does the team have the experience, capacity, resources, and buy-in from community leaders and other key stakeholders to succeed and mitigate risks? Are the plans practical, sustainable and ready for implementation?

Offers a qualified, capable team with demonstrated experience and community buy-in. Shares sensible plans to address challenges and sustain impact over time.

Does the team present reasonable evidence that the solution has previously delivered practical, compelling results? Is the solution proven and well-positioned to produce similar outcomes in Texas and beyond?

Evidence-based approach that is proven effective. Demonstrates a track record of success and the understanding needed to deliver results for communities in Texas.

Lyda Hill Philanthropies®, founded by entrepreneur and philanthropist Lyda Hill, is proud to be the Competition Sponsor of the Lone Star Prize to creatively invest in game-changing solutions and further our commitment to improve the quality of life for Texas communities.

Join the Lone Star Prize and share your promising solution to transform Texas today. Submissions have closed.

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Lyda Hill Philanthropies®, founded by entrepreneur and philanthropist Lyda Hill, is proud to be the Competition Sponsor of the Lone Star Prize to creatively invest in game-changing solutions and further our commitment to improve the quality of life for Texas communities.