Digital Media and Learning Competition: a digital archaeology moment?

The following appeared on my ‘discussion’ page this morning:

We would like you and your readers to consider applying for and to help get out the word about our second (2008 HASTAC/MacArthur Foundation Digital Media and Learning Competition. It’s a $2 Million Competition. Focus: Participatory Learning
Application Deadline: October 15, 2008
Full information at:
Awards will be made in two categories:

Innovation in Participatory Learning Awards support large-scale digital learning projects

Young Innovator Awards are targeted at 18-25 year olds

Full information at:

I would be interested in putting in an application for myself, but the thought occurs: there are a lot of digital media/archaeology types out there, with great ideas and motivation, but not so much funding perhaps. Why don’t we put together a collaborative proposal?