Bold Solutions to the World’s Biggest Challenges
Lever for Change is a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation affiliate whose mission is to unlock significant philanthropic capital by helping donors find and fund vetted, high impact opportunities through the design and management of customized competitions. Its Bold Solutions Network showcases the highest-ranked proposals that emerge from each of the competitions. These proposals have undergone extensive evaluation and due diligence to ensure each solution promises real and measurable progress to accelerate social change. These Bold Solutions are now available for donors to confidently support in their interest areas.
Bringing Life-Saving Oxygen Therapy to Children WorldwideExpanding access to life-saving oxygen in high-burden countries by improving hypoxemia screening, oxygen availability, and reforming policy and financing to sustain these improvements at scale.
Accelerating an End to Homelessness in 75 U.S. Communities in Five Years75 in our network of US communities will end homelessness in five years for some or all populations, driving new expectations and behavior everywhere.
Pristine Seas: Safeguarding and Restoring the Ocean’s Health and ProductivityThis project will help to double current ocean protection, thereby safeguarding marine biodiversity and improving food provision, while mitigating climate change through carbon storage.
Project ECHO: Democratizing Life-Saving Medical Knowledge and CareProject ECHO will connect community healthcare providers in India and Africa to lifesaving medical knowledge and expertise, driving local solutions to global health challenges.
Information and communications
Report for America: Eliminating American News DesertsReport for America is a movement to transform communities and strengthen democracy by eliminating American news deserts, reaching more than 200 million people nationwide.
World Mosquito Program: Protecting Communities by Preventing Transmission of Mosquito-Borne DiseaseWe will scale our innovative and cost-effective Wolbachia method globally to prevent transmission of mosquito-borne diseases like dengue, Zika, chikungunya and yellow fever.
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