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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
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.
Building the Expertise of the Next Generation of Philanthropic Leaders Through Competitive Evaluation
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.
NEW $10 MILLION COMPETITION SEEKS TO REDUCE GREENHOUSE GASES IN THE U.S. BY 2030
The 2030 Climate Challenge will Fund Solutions to Reduce Emissions in the Transportation, Buildings, and Industry Sectors
Bold Solutions Network Opportunities for Donors
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.
Bold Solutions Network Members Update
As we previously communicated, Lever for Change had planned to roll out various learning and engagement opportunities to all Bold Solutions Network members in March. Due to the impacts of COVID-19, some of those activities had to be postponed. However, we are excited to formally announce that our first opportunity, access to the Catchafire platform, has launched!
April 2020 Update from our CEO
Like nearly everyone else on Planet Earth, we have been grappling with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic both on a personal level and with respect to our work.
Philanthropy in COVID-19
Last week, Candid reported that philanthropic giving in response to COVID-19 has surpassed $6 billon globally.
The Top 100 Respond to COVID-19
Cecilia Conrad, Managing Director of 100&Change and CEO of Lever for Change, shares a snapshot of how the Top 100 100&Change applicants are impacted by COVID-1
A Need for More (and Better) Data to Guide Giving
Kevin Scally, Chief Relationship Officer at Charity Navigator, explores the current landscape of nonprofit evaluations and provides insight into new data that can help shape public opinion on what makes for an effective organization.
"Lone Star Prize dangles $10 million for a Texas-sized idea"
Lyda Hill Philanthropies is launching a statewide contest to improve health care, unemployment and the environment.