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FIVE FINALISTS ADVANCE IN THE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY CHALLENGE, A NATIONAL AWARD FOR A $10 MILLION GRANT TO IMPROVE THE ECONOMIC HEALTH OF LOW-INCOME FAMILIES
June 24, 2020
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There Is a Better Way to Practice Philanthropy
By: Bradford Smith | June 22, 2020
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Bradford K. Smith, President of Candid, shares how the Solutions Bank has the potential to reshape philanthropy to be more open, efficient, and democratic.
Forbes: "MacKenzie Bezos And Melinda Gates Team Up On $30 Million Gender Equity Contest"
By: Maggie McGrath | June 16, 2020
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Business Insider: "Melinda French Gates and MacKenzie Scott are partnering up to confront gender and racial inequality, starting with a $30 million grant. Here's how to qualify."
By: Marguerite Ward | June 16, 2020
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PIVOTAL VENTURES LAUNCHES NEW $30 MILLION EQUALITY CAN’T WAIT CHALLENGE TO ACCELERATE PROGRESS TOWARD GENDER EQUALITY
June 16, 2020
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CHALLENGE WILL FUND INNOVATIVE PROJECTS TO EXPAND WOMEN’S POWER AND INFLUENCE IN THE U.S.
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Building the Expertise of the Next Generation of Philanthropic Leaders Through Competitive Evaluation
By: Dr. Cecilia Conrad and Dr. Melissa Berman | May 26, 2020
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Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors and Columbia Business School partnered to create an educational opportunity for students to assess the 100&Change Top 100 and select one proposal for a $100,000 award.
Columbia Business School Students, in Collaboration with Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Select Innovative Fintech Solution for Small Farms Facing Climate Change to Receive $100,000 Award
May 26, 2020
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In a unique Global Philanthropy course at Columbia Business School, graduate students analyzed the “Top 100” proposals from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s 100&Change competition and, based on criteria developed by Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, selected one to receive a special grant.
NEW $10 MILLION COMPETITION SEEKS TO REDUCE GREENHOUSE GASES IN THE U.S. BY 2030
April 29, 2020
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The 2030 Climate Challenge will Fund Solutions to Reduce Emissions in the Transportation, Buildings, and Industry Sectors
Philanthropy in COVID-19
By: Jenna Schornack | April 29, 2020
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Last week, Candid reported that philanthropic giving in response to COVID-19 has surpassed $6 billon globally.
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Bold Solutions Network Opportunities for Donors
By: Dana Rice | April 29, 2020
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Lever for Change’s Bold Solutions Network aims to inspire philanthropists to dramatically increase their giving by connecting them with organizations and the highly-rated solutions that emerge from the open and transparent competitions we manage.

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