Region(s):
United States
Subject Area:
Economic Opportunity/Mobility
Donor Partner:
Anonymous
Population:
Details forthcoming
Sustainable Development Goal (SDG):
  • Details forthcoming
Competition status: Registration Closed; In Process

Economic Opportunity Challenge

Launched on October 15, 2019, the Economic Opportunity Challenge will award $10 million to scale a game-changing solution to improve the economic health of low-income families in the U.S. The application period is now closed.

The Economic Opportunity Challenge will award $10 million to scale a game-changing solution aimed to improve the economic health of low-income families.

The Economic Opportunity Challenge will fund the most transformative, evidence-based solution to address barriers to improved economic opportunity, security, and/or mobility for individuals residing in the United States.

We are looking for proven, data-driven solutions ready to serve as a model for implementation across the country. Winning solutions will utilize a powerful strategy to change lives and permanently remove key barriers to economic opportunity. Teams will demonstrate that they have the track record, experience, relationships, and resources to create lasting change, using an evidence-based approach that shows promise for delivering significant impact at a larger scale. Applications will be scored based on the following four criteria:

(1 ) Magnitude of Impact
(2) Strength of Evidence
(3) Likelihood of Success
(4) Potential for Scale

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