Is that your video on TV? Think you have what it takes to make it to primetime? Prove it!

In this year’s 9th Annual PSAid competition, winning Public Service Announcement (PSA) submissions will have the chance to air on NFL games and popular shows like Once Upon A Time, The Bachelor and 20/20.

Since its inception in 2008, PSAid videos have been aired by 865 TV and cable stations in the US to a total estimated audience (“audience impressions”) of 771,231,580.  The number of actual broadcasts since the contest’s beginning in 2008 is 79,620!

PSAid contestants are encouraged to submit compelling and aesthetically creative print or video PSAs encouraging Americans to practice Smart Compassion when helping people affected by emergencies overseas by providing monetary donations to proven relief organizations. The USAID’s Center for International Disaster Information (USAID CIDI) informs the public that cash donations are less expensive for donors and more beneficial to recipients than are material donations.

It’s simple: save lives, save money—send cash.

Congratulations to the 2014 Winners:

Broadcast

First place: “Change Your Cash Into Change” by Joseph Raiton, Arizona State University

Second place: “Cash is Best” by Minhua (Iris) Zhu, Arizona State University

Third place: “Donate Smart. Donate Cash” by Steph Williams, Arizona State University

Print

First place: “Hourglass” by Leah Duffney, Mount Ida College

Second place: “Cash is Caring” by Samantha Chang, Maryland Institute College of Art

Third place: “Smart Compassion Fits in your Pocket” by Lizelle Galaz, Arizona State University

 

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PSAID Contest Benefits & Exposure

PSAID Contest Benefits & Exposure

Ever imagined your work airing on TV? How much better would your resume look with accolades from a federal agency, naming you the winner of a national competition? How would you feel knowing that your PSA has brought attention to a critical issue during some of the world’s most vulnerable times?

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Creative Production Resources & Guidelines

Creative Production Resources & Guidelines

Developing PSAs requires creative ideas and the resources to make a vision come to life. Take a look at the image gallery for inspiration and read through the guidelines to learn more about requirements for each submission.

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Contestant & Group Registration

Contestant & Group Registration

Ready to submit a PSA? Begin registration here, where you’ll find step-by-step instructions to sign up individual and group participants.

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