The Engage Study Share Your "Thriving People=?" Idea

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Thriving People=?


We want to know what you believe “Thriving People=________.” In terms of how having thriving people within your mission organization benefits your mission organization and the work you do around the world.


Share your thoughts with GMI and the world. Follow these easy steps and be entered to be one of 3 people to win a collection of GMI resources worth over $50.00.


  1. Print out this template of our Thriving People =____________ sign: Thriving People - PDF. Or make your own sign following the same format.
  2. Write your word or phrase into the equation for what you think it equals.
  3. Snap a selfie with your sign.
  4. Share your pic using #ThrivingPeople on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter (or all 3!)
  5. If you don’t do the whole Hashtag thing, then email your photo to info(at)
  6. GMI will collect all these pictures, post them on our site and social media, and then pick 1 winner to receive a digital collection of GMI resources ($50.00 value).

Contest Rules


1. ENTRY:  No purchase necessary to enter or win. One entry per contestant. Contestants will enter by submitting photos via Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram, via email to info(at)


2. DEADLINE OF ENTRY: All entries must be submitted by November 30 in order to be eligible to win. No entries submitted after this date will be used or eligible for the prize, thus disqualifying that participant.


3. ELIGIBILITY: This contest is open to any persons over the age of 18. Staff and volunteers of GMI (along with its subsidiaries) and their families are not eligible. Void where prohibited by law.  Contestants residing in those areas where the contest is void may participate in the contest but may not win any prizes.


4. WINNER SELECTION:  GMI staff will judge the contest. Submissions will be judged on their creativity and originality. All decisions of the judges are final.


5. PRIZES:  Winners will receive a digital collection of GMI resources ($50 value). If resources become unavailable due to forces beyond GMI’s control, GMI is NOT responsible for providing an alternative, though one may be provided.


6. WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winners will be notified within 14 days after the determination date.  Inability to contact a winner may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.




a. Participants hereby grant GMI a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide license to broadcast, publish, store, reproduce, distribute, syndicate, and otherwise use and exhibit the Submission (along with their face, names, voices, performance and/or likenesses) in all media now known and later come into being for purposes of trade or advertising without further compensation. Participants represent and warrant that they have full legal right, power and authority to grant GMI the foregoing license and if applicable, have secured all necessary rights from any participants in, and contributors to, their Submission in order to grant such a license.


b. Global Mapping International is under no obligation to use any Submission or return the Submissions to participants.


c. Any income tax liability is the sole responsibility of the winner.


8. USE OF CONTEST INFORMATION: All entries become the property of GMI. GMI reserves the right to use any and all information related to the contest, including submissions provided by the contestants, for editorial, marketing and any other purpose, unless prohibited by law. 


9. NOT ENDORSED BY FACEBOOK, TWITTER, OR INSTAGRAM: By participating in this contest, you acknowledge that this contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram and release Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram from any and all liability arising from or related to this contest. The information you are providing for this contest is being provided to GMI and not to Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram, and will be used to notify you if you have won, and to inform you about special offers from GMI and our trusted partners.


10. CONDUCT: All contest participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules.  Global Mapping International in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person it finds to be tampering with the entry process, the operation of its web site or is otherwise in violation of these rules. GMI also reserves the right to pursue legal action in the instance that a participant uses their Submission in any inappropriate, slanderous, defaming, and/or any other illegal way. GMI is not responsible for legal consequences of the previously stated legal actions.


11. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Global Mapping International is not responsible for late, lost or misdirected email or for any computer, online, telephone or technical malfunctions that may occur.  If for any reason, the contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort, GMI may cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest.  Entrants further agree to release GMI from any liability resulting from, or related to participation in the contest.