News & Blogs

April 2020 Update from our CEO
By: Dr. Cecilia Conrad | April 29, 2020
Grantee Update
Blog
Newsletter Article
Bold Solutions Network

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
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
Bold Solutions Network

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!

collage of images of people who are helped by Bold Solutions Network members
Bold Solutions Network Opportunities for Donors
By: Dana Rice and Lauren Stadler | April 29, 2020
Newsletter Article
Bold Solutions Network

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.

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
Bold Solutions Network

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.

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

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