Perspectives on 100&Change

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Finalists Live Event: Inspiring Investment in Solutions

Program Officer Kristen Molyneaux says MacArthur hopes the December 11th 100&Change: The Finalists Live event elevates more than one project and inspires additional investments that help teams execute their long-term vision. Read More
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There’s More Than One Needle in This Haystack: The 100&Change Solutions Bank

Foundation Center’s Laia Griñó says it partnered with MacArthur on the 100&Change Solutions Bank to drive investment in proposals, facilitate collaboration between organizations working on similar problems, and inspire funders working to do things ... Read More
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Scope, Quality, and Urgency

Program Officer Jeff Ubois addresses the multiple aspirational goals of 100&Change—including reaching beyond MacArthur’s existing networks, programs, and strategies; elevating new approaches to social problems; and sharing knowledge with others in philanthropy. Read More
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Nothing About Us Without Us

Access Living President and CEO Marca Bristo shares how a phone call and lunch led to a partnership between MacArthur and Access Living on how to integrate inclusion in the semi-finalists round of 100&Change. Read More
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Evaluating as We Go

Evaluation program officer Maurice Samuels shares how MacArthur plans to evaluate 100&Change to understand what worked well and what has not, to improve the process for the next cycle of the competition. Read More
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100&Change: Legal Lessons Learned

MacArthur General Counsel Joshua J. Mintz shares a host of fascinating legal issues that made 100&Change extraordinarily interesting as he sought to address how to protect the Foundation and make sure the process was fair ... Read More
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From the Field: Site Visits with Semi-Finalists

Program Officers Kristen Molyneaux and Angela Schlater gained insights about 100&Change semi-finalists strengths, capacities, and partnerships by conducting site visits to organizations working outside of U.S. borders. Read More
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Continuing to Learn: Project Changes Since the Original Proposal

Bev Postma reflects on the tough choices HarvestPlus faced and the factors the team took into account when deciding where and how it can achieve the greatest impact. Read More
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Unlocking a Sustainable Model to Impact More Patients

Dr. Shantanu Nundy, Director of the Human Diagnosis Project, reflects on the team’s development of a sustainable financing model for its national electronic consult system to provide more accurate and affordable care for the underserved. Read More
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Tackling the Mountain of Blindness - We Do More Together

The Himalayan Cataract Project (HCP) learned the importance of providing comprehensive screenings at outreach events, based on community feedback and ongoing evaluation, according to HCP Co-Founder Dr. Geoffrey Tabin. Read More