A competition for a $100 million grant to fund a single proposal that promises real and measurable progress in solving a critical problem of our time. Read our strategy and the current status of our work


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100&Change: The Finalists Live

100&Change finalists will present their proposals to an in-person audience in Chicago and global audience via livestream. PBS NewsHour Weekend Anchor and weekday Senior Correspondent Hari Sreenivasan will host the event. Read More

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why is MacArthur running a competition for a single $100 million grant? We set out to do something bold and different. Most foundation grants are closer to $100,000 than $100 million. By funding 100&Change ... Read More
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Himalayan Cataract Project

Eliminating needless blindness in Nepal, Ethiopia, and Ghana Read More
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Human Diagnosis Project

Providing virtual access to specialist medical care for underserved U.S. patients Read More
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Internet Archive

Providing libraries and learners free digital access to four million books Read More
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Semi-Finalists Named in MacArthur Competition for $100 Million Grant

The proposals address challenges ranging from eliminating needless blindness to educating children displaced by conflict, in places from Nigeria to Nepal to the United States. Read More
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The Carter Center

Eliminating river blindness in Nigeria Read More

"Global Impact, Local Connections and Foundation "Voice""

Duke Center for Strategic Philanthropy and Civil Society
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Cecilia A. Conrad

Managing Director
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Joshua J. Mintz

Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary
Portrait of Kristen J. Molyneaux

Kristen J. Molyneaux

Program Officer
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Angela Schlater

Program Officer, Nuclear Challenges
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Jeff Ubois

Program Officer
Portrait of Laura Young

Laura Young

Program Associate

Mariela Evans

Coordinator, MacArthur Fellows
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Kalle Eko

Social Media Associate
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Gerry Sims

Meeting Planner

Media Contacts

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Andrew Solomon

Managing Director, Communications
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Kristen Mack

Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

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Maurice Samuels

Program Officer