100&Change

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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Four Finalists Named in Global Competition for $100 Million Grant

Four impactful solutions to critical social problems of our time were named finalists today in 100&Change, a global competition for a single $100 million grant. Read More
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Finalist Fridays: 100&Change Finalists Answer Your Questions

Each 100&Change finalist will field your questions, listen to your feedback, and engage live on digital platforms. Read More
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Meet the 100&Change Finalists

Meet the four finalists in #100andChange, a competition for a single $100 million grant from MacArthur. Watch
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Catholic Relief Services

Changing how society cares for children in orphanages Read More
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HarvestPlus

Eliminating hidden hunger in Africa by fortifying staple crops Read More
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Rice 360° Institute for Global Health (Rice University)

Improving newborn survival in Africa Read More
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Sesame Workshop and the International Rescue Committee

Educating children displaced by conflict and persecution Read More
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100&Change: The Finalists Live

100&Change finalists will present on December 11, 2017 their proposals to an in-person audience in Chicago and global audience via livestream before MacArthur’s Board of Directors select the recipient of a $100 million grant. Read More

Staff

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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
Portrait of Angela Schlater

Angela Schlater

Program Officer, Nuclear Challenges
Portrait of Jeff Ubois

Jeff Ubois

Program Officer
Portrait of Laura Young

Laura Young

Program Associate

Mariela Evans

Coordinator, MacArthur Fellows
Portrait of Kalle Eko

Kalle Eko

Social Media Associate
Portrait of Gerry Sims

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