News & Blogs

Philanthropy in COVID-19
By: Jenna Schornack | April 29, 2020
Blog
Newsletter article

Last week, Candid reported that philanthropic giving in response to COVID-19 has surpassed $6 billon globally.

Bold Solutions Network Members Update
By: Dr. Kristen Molyneaux | April 29, 2020
Blog
Newsletter article

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!

NEW $10 MILLION COMPETITION SEEKS TO REDUCE GREENHOUSE GASES IN THE U.S. BY 2030
April 29, 2020
Press Release
Newsletter article

The 2030 Climate Challenge will Fund Solutions to Reduce Emissions in the Transportation, Buildings, and Industry Sectors

The Top 100 Respond to COVID-19
By: Dr. Cecilia Conrad | April 28, 2020
Grantee Update

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
By: Kevin Scally | April 13, 2020
Grantee Update
Blog

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.

NEW $10 MILLION OPPORTUNITY TO MEET THE UNPRECEDENTED CHALLENGES FACING TEXANS
March 31, 2020
Press Release

The Lone Star Prize Seeks Solutions in the Areas of Health, Workforce and the Environment

"Lone Star Prize dangles $10 million for a Texas-sized idea"
By: Cheryl Hall | March 31, 2020
Media article

Lyda Hill Philanthropies is launching a statewide contest to improve health care, unemployment and the environment.

Top 100: What Sets Them Apart?
By: Jeff Ubois and Jay Goodwin | March 30, 2020
Competition Update

Jay Goodwin, Senior Program Officer, MacArthur Fellows, and Jeff Ubois, Vice President, Knowledge Management, Lever for Change, characterize the Top 100 proposals in the 100&Change competition.

Leveraging Your Bold Solutions Network Membership
By: Dana Rice | March 25, 2020
Blog

While so much has changed in the past few weeks, Lever for Change's commitment to creating a better future for more individuals around the world has not. To that end, Lever for Change's Vice President of Philanthropy Dana Rice offers tips for your organization to use your status as a Bold Solutions Network member.

A Note from our CEO regarding COVID-19
March 16, 2020
Blog

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