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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Working Together to Grow Small Ideas

Outside guidance from passionate, expert minds and local communities of interest are the key to sustaining NEST360° and improving newborn survival in Africa, says Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Director of Rice 360° Institute for Global Health. Read More

"Podcasts: What $100 Million Could Do"

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
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100&Change Podcasts

The Chronicle of Philanthropy, in conjunction with the philanthropy radio show The Business of Giving, produced a series of interviews with each 100&Change semi-finalist about their proposals. Read More
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Community’s Trust and Commitment Ensure Success

The Carter Center’s River Blindness Program is built on a model that places power in the hands of the people who will benefit, says VP of Health Programs, Dr. Dean G. Sienko. Read More
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Reflecting on Access: Lessons Learned During 100&Change

Working on Open Libraries made Internet Archive’s Director of Engineering and Service Availability, John Gonzalez, question the true meaning of access and renewed his passion to unlock the full experience of books for everyone. Read More
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"a16z Podcast: The Taxonomy of Collective Knowledge"

Andreesen Horowitz
Luis von Ahn , 2006 MacArthur Fellow
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