Calling all parents, teachers and mentors!

Know a young entrepreneur helping to change the way kids eat through gardening, plant-forward cooking or healthy eating? Submit a video about their business for the chance to win cash prizes totaling $5,000!

Video Submissions Start

March 18

Video Submissions End

April 15

Winners Notified

April 17

We want to hear from young entrepreneurs ages 11-18, but parents, teachers or mentors must enter videos on their behalf.

Instagram: Post your video and include #WholeKidsBiz, #Sweepstakes and tag @WholeKidsFoundation in the post caption.

Twitter: Follow us @WholeKidsFnd then tweet your video and include #WholeKidsBiz & #Sweepstakes in the tweet.

Facebook: Upload video on our Young Entrepreneurs Group Page

YouTube: Upload video to your YouTube account and use "#WholeKidsBiz Sweepstakes" in video title. We will then feature all entries on our #WholeKidsBiz Playlist.

Not on social media or have a private social media account? Upload video submission here.

Find official sweepstakes rules here.

$5,000 in Sweepstakes Prizes

1 Grand Prize Winner
5 Winners
6 Winners

#WholeKidsBiz FAQ

We define a business as the creation of a product, service or social enterprise venture.

We use the definition from our work with The CIA Healthy Kids Collaborative to describe “plant-forward” dishes where vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans and other legumes are the primary ingredients. Find plant-forward recipe ideas and inspiration here.

Yes! Only parents (and teachers with parent permission) are allowed to submit a video on behalf of the young entrepreneur.

Yes! Teachers must have a signed release that includes video/photography from the parent whose student appears in the video on file with the school or use this media release to keep on file at the school.

We are looking for 11-18-year-old young entrepreneurs.

No, only 1 entry per young entrepreneur on their method/channel of choice.

Whole Kids Foundation will contact the 12 randomly chosen winners via their channel of entry on April 17, 2020. This webpage will also be updated with the list of winners.

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