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Yes, Peer Review is required for applicants whose 100&Change submission was deemed valid during Administrative Review. Applicants with a valid submission are required to complete their assigned peer reviews no later than Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at 11:00 AM Central.


If you do not complete your reviews by the deadline, you will not move forward in the competition and will not be eligible to receive any grant funding. In order to remain eligible, you may also be asked to complete additional required reviews between September 19 - 24, 2019. Final peer reviews will be due at 11:00 AM Central on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. If you are responsible for additional required reviews, we will inform you and provide additional information on September 19, 2019.

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Applicants whose 100&Change submission was deemed valid during Administrative Review will be required to review and provide scores and comments on five, possibly more, 100&Change applications from other teams using the trait scoring rubric.

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Under “Section C: Your Team” on the application, applicants were asked to provide the \"Primary Area of Expertise\" for the primary organization. The domain for Peer-to-Peer Review is determined by the response to the \"Primary Area of Expertise\" question.

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100&Change is a MacArthur Foundation competition for a $100 million grant to fund a single proposal that will make measurable progress toward solving a significant problem. Proposals focused on any critical issue are welcome.

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MacArthur awarded a $100 million grant to Sesame Workshop and International Rescue Committee to educate young children displaced by conflict and persecution in the Middle East. Learn more about our 2017 Award Recipients.

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We are open to ideas that identify a single problem and its proposed solution. We welcome applications from around the world as well as from both nonprofit and for-profit organizations (subject to the rules that govern private foundations). We hope to inspire a wide range of applications that propose real, measurable solutions to significant problems from any field or sector.

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Any organization or legal entity, except for government agencies, can apply, subject to eligibility rules. Individuals cannot apply. Refer to the eligibility requirements in the Rules. To begin the application process, first register.

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Use the organizational readiness tool to find out. We created this tool to help potential applicants determine their readiness to compete in 100&Change.

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The competition launched on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. You must register by Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. Central. Applications are due no later than Tuesday August 6, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. Central.

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There are two types of reviews that your submission may receive: Peer-to-Peer review and Wise Head Panel review. 


During the Peer-to-Peer review, each organization lead will score and comment on five applications from other organizations. During the Wise Head Panel review, top-scoring applications receive an additional five reviews. All reviews are statistically normalized to ensure fairness.


Based on those reviews, top scoring applicants will receive domain specific technical reviews in which proposals will be assigned to a technical reviewer with expertise in the field of the proposed project. Selection of the final award recipient rests with MacArthur’s Board of Directors.

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No sector or field is out of bounds for this competition. All proposals, however, must propose a serious solution to a significant problem that has a charitable purpose. Proposals must then pass through a rigorous application process and meet the requirements of being impactful, evidence-based, feasible, and durable.

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The awarded 100&Change disbursement is fixed over a period of 5 years toward the winning organization and project. The selection of the final award recipient will occur in the Fall of 2020. We expect the start date of project implementation could be as early as January 2021,  but more likely March 2021.

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Yes. Each partnering organization must sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the principal organization. MOUs must be submitted with the application by the submission deadline on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 11:00 AM Central.

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Proposals can be implemented anywhere in the world, in multiple localities. On the application, principal organizations can include their first five impact locations, and five more future locations.

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View the MacArthur Foundation’s 100&Change Webinar—From Theory to Logic to Action.

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The application requires applicants to enter a specific location, including the Nation, the State/Province, and the Locality/County/District. Please use your best judgement to provide specific locations where your work has the most impact. You may also choose a location based on your organization’s headquarters and then include a key word to indicate “global” or “statewide”.

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You may share your video and any other part of your application as you would like. You may use the hashtag #100andchange. Please do not use the 100&Change logo or the MacArthur Foundation logo in your communications.