MacArthur Announces $100-Million Contest Winner

Photo Attribution and Source: The MacArthur Foundation,  https://www.macfound.org/programs/100change/2017/ What if $100-million suddenly fell out of the sky to tackle a “critical problem affecting people, a place, or the entire planet?” The folks at the International Rescue Committee and the Sesame Workshop (of  “Sesame Street” fame) will now have the chance to find out. Their joint proposal to help traumatized Read More

Exciting Submissions for MacArthur Foundation $100-Million Contest

Early last summer, we reported in “The MacArthur $100-Million Grant Contest,” that the prestigious MacArthur Foundation had launched an audacious competition under the slogan: “Big problems require bold solutions.” According to the terms of the “100&Change” competition announced on June 2, 2016, there is to be a $100-million award for a “single proposal that will make measurable progress toward solving a Read More

The MacArthur $100-Million Grant Contest

“Big problems require bold solutions.” That’s how Chicago’s MacArthur Foundation has announced its spectacular new “100&Change” competition. There will be a single $100-million grant for a “single proposal that will make measurable progress toward solving a significant problem.”     Details of the Competition This contest opened on June 2, 2016. Registration closes on September 2, 2016, and applications will be Read More