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Registration Closed; In Process
100&Change

Launched on April 30, 2019, the second round of the MacArthur Foundation’s $100 million global competition will fund a single proposal that will make measurable progress toward solving a significant problem. The application period is closed.

Open to Any Subject
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Registration Closed; In Process
Chicago Prize

On April 16, 2019, the Pritzker Traubert Foundation launched the Chicago Prize to award $10 million to a community-led, investment-ready initiative that will create a better economic future for residents on Chicago’s South and/or West Side. The application period is closed.

Community Improvement/Capacity Building
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Open for Registration
Economic Opportunity Challenge

Launched on October 15, 2019, the Economic Opportunity Challenge will award $10 million to scale a game-changing solution aimed to improve the economic health of low-income families in the U.S. Applicants must register by January 28, 2020.

Economic Opportunity/Mobility
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Upcoming
2030 Climate Challenge

In April 2020, a donor who wishes to remain anonymous will launch a $10 million competition focused on emissions reduction in the transportation, buildings, and/or industrial sectors in the U.S.

Details forthcoming
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Upcoming
Lone Star Prize

In March 2020, Lyda Hill Philanthropies will launch a $10+ million competition focused on improving the lives of Texans in the areas of health, the environment, and workforce development.

Details forthcoming
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Upcoming
ICONIQ Impact

In 2020, in partnership with Lever for Change, ICONIQ Impact will launch two global competitions funded by their client-base — a $12 million ICONIQ Impact Award focused on securing a durable future for refugees and a separate $10+ million ICONIQ Impact Award with the topic to be announced in 2020.

Details forthcoming
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Upcoming
Earth's Call Fund

In June 2020, Earth’s Call Fund will launch a $20 million global competition to find and fund innovative solutions to the climate crisis.

Details forthcoming
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Upcoming
Increasing Women's Power and Influence

In February 2020, Lever for Change will partner with an organization to launch a $10 million competition focused on increasing women’s power and influence in the U.S.

Details forthcoming

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