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.
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.
"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.
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
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
MACARTHUR ANNOUNCES TOP 100 PROPOSALS FOR $100 MILLION GRANT
February 19, 2020
Press Release
Competition Update
Bold Solutions Network
High-scoring 100&Change applications featured in Bold Solutions Network
January 2020 Update from our CEO
By: Dr. Cecilia Conrad | January 29, 2020
Blog
Newsletter Article
Bold Solutions Network
As a child, my favorite fairy tales shared a common theme – a king promises an award for the performance of three seemingly impossible tasks with the third typically requiring the taming or slaying of a murderous, fire-breathing dragon. The hero (or, in modern retellings, heroine) succeeds, the kingdom no longer lives in fear of the dragon, and everyone lives happily ever after.
Tips for Creating Effective 2-page Factsheets
By: Kristen Molyneaux Ph.D. | January 29, 2020
Blog
Factsheet
Newsletter Article
Creating a factsheet for a project can be an effective way to communicate about your program to potential funders and other key stakeholders. Factsheets are often used for promotional and fundraising purposes and, if done well, they can help tell the story of an organization’s work in a dynamic and pithy way.

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