At Lever for Change, we help donors find and fund bold solutions to the world’s biggest problems—including issues like racial inequity, gender inequality, lack of access to economic opportunity, and climate change.

Founded in 2019 as a nonprofit affiliate of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Lever for Change has influenced over $1.7 billion in grants to date and provided support to more than 145 organizations.

Members of our Lever for Change Awards team working together in our offices.

Lever for Change’s model was designed to remove some of the barriers that lead to inequity in philanthropy. We encourage donors to broaden access to funding by shifting away from an invitation-only approach to an open-call model to source potential problem solvers.

We believe that solving big problems requires ambition, urgency, scale, and significant resources. If you do too, come and join our team!

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