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The LEGO Foundation Announces Awardees for 900 Million Danish Kroner $117 Million Global Challenge
By: Marc Moorghen | December 6, 2022
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Selected from over 600 applications, the LEGO Foundation’s Build a World of Play Challenge will fund five ground-breaking projects that will ensure children globally reach their full potential through play.

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LEGO Foundation Announces Finalists for $117 Million Global Challenge
By: Marc Moorghen | October 20, 2022
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Selected from 600+ applications, the Build a World of Play Challenge recognises 10 finalists with bold ideas to solve the greatest problems facing early childhood development

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W.K. Kellogg Foundation announces five awardees to receive $80 million to advance global racial equity
By: Marc Moorghen | October 11, 2022
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Five awardees announced to drive an equitable future for children, families and communities around the world

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Recipients Selected for $22 Million Award to Strengthen Democracy in the United States
By: Marc Moorghen | July 7, 2022
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Stronger Democracy Award Grants $22 Million to Three Organizations Improving Political Representation and Increasing Participation in the United States’ Democratic Process.

Starting with four countries in sub-Saharan Africa, NEST360 works to reduce newborn deaths in Africa by 50 percent in a decade.
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By: Ted Gregory, Guest Contributor | April 15, 2022
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A plan to reduce Africa’s infant mortality fell short of winning the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s first $100 million competition. Then plan leaders took their show back on the road.
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New $10 Million Award Launched to Improve Maternal and Infant Health Outcomes Around the World
By: Marc Moorghen | March 8, 2022
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Launched on March 8, 2022—International Women’s Day—the Maternal & Infant Health Award, sponsored by The Patchwork Collective, is a $10 million grant competition to help improve maternal and infant health outcomes around the world.
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The LEGO Foundation launches USD 143 million global competition to tackle early years development
By: Marc Moorghen | February 16, 2022
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Global competition launched in the LEGO® brand’s 90th year seeks transformational ideas to help solve the biggest global challenges facing birth to six-year-olds
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Finalists Selected for $22 Million Award to Strengthen Democracy in the United States
By: Marc Moorghen | February 3, 2022
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The $22 million Stronger Democracy Award will drive structural reforms to help improve political representation and increase the participation of all citizens in the United States’ democratic process.
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Ten Finalists Announced for $90 Million Global Challenge to Boldly Address Systemic Racism
By: Marc Moorghen | September 21, 2021
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Racial Equity 2030 will unleash transformative solutions to improve the lives of children, families, and communities across the world.

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Equality Can't Wait Challenge Awards $40 Million to Four Bold Ideas to Advance Gender Equality in the U.S.
By: Marc Moorghen | July 29, 2021
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Hosted by Pivotal Ventures, MacKenzie Scott and Dan Jewett, and Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies, The Challenge Will Award Additional Funding to Two Finalists and Feature Top Ideas On the New Equality Can’t Wait Idea Lab Website

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