MacArthur Foundation: Inviting applications for ‘A possible grant award from the MacArthur Foundation of $100,000,000’ to fund a single proposal that promises real and measurable progress in solving a critical problem of our time.

Funding brief: Are You Ready to Solve a Problem?

They’re ready to fund a single proposal that promises real and measurable progress in solving a critical problem of our time. 100&Change takes place over a two-year period and includes several stages of evaluation and review. Are you ready to solve a problem?

They’re ready to fund a feasible, evidence-based, impactful, and long-lasting solution.

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

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 charitable purpose. Proposal must then pass through a rigorous application process and meet the requirements of being impactful, evidence-based, feasible, and durable.

A possible grant award from the MacArthur Foundation of $100,000,000.

Donor Name: MacArthur Foundation
Funding name: No specific fund name

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

Funding details link: Click to view

Funding limit: a possible grant award from the MacArthur Foundation of $100,000,000.

Project start date: Not Found
Project duration: Not Found

Eligible organization: As below

Eligibility: Any organization or legal entity, except for government agencies, can apply, subject to eligibility rules. Individuals cannot apply, subject to eligibility rules. Individuals cannot apply.

The Competition Sponsor welcomes Applications from eligible organizations or entities that have a recognized legal existence and structure under applicable law (State, Federal, or Country) and that are in good standing in the jurisdiction under which they are organized. The following types of organizations are eligible to submit Applications:
An organization under section 501(c)(3) and 509(a)(1) or (2) of the Internal Revenue Code (“IRC”) that has received a tax determination letter from the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”).
A private foundation under section 501(c)(3) of the IRC that has received a tax determination letter from the IRS.
A for-profit corporation organized under the laws of a State in the United States.
A benefit corporation, flexible purpose organization, or similar “hybrid” organization organized under the laws of a State in the United States.
A limited liability company or partnership organized under the laws of a State in the United States.
An organization organized under the laws of a foreign jurisdiction which has received a tax determination letter from the IRS or has been determined to be the equivalent of a section 501(c)(3) and 509(a)(1) or (2) organization by NGO Source or the MacArthur Foundation for which an equivalency determination has not expired and would be in effect or could extended through the date of the project to be supported.
An entity that is recognized under the law of the applicable jurisdiction as a non-governmental organization, an educational organization, a charitable organization, a social welfare organization, a not-for-profit organization, or similar-type entity that is not a for-profit organization or government agency.
A for-profit entity organized and in good standing under the laws of the local jurisdiction in which it operates.
An Application from any eligible Entity must identify the Project that is the subject of the Application. Organizations may be required to certify that the laws of their governing jurisdiction do not prohibit or restrict the receipt of the Award under this Competition. The Competition Sponsor reserves the right to reject the Application of an organization if, in the Competition Sponsor’s sole discretion, the laws of the governing jurisdiction applicable to the organization would prohibit or limit the Competition Sponsor from proceeding with the Competition as intended or the consideration or making of any Award would impose additional administrative, tax, operational, or legal burdens on the Competition Sponsor.

Ineligible persons or entities
Individuals and units of government that are not junior colleges, colleges or universities are not eligible to submit Applications.
● No employee or Board member of the MacArthur Foundation (or a member of their immediate family) is permitted to participate either directly or indirectly with any organization submitting an Application; any such participation will disqualify the related Application.

Applications by collaborations or groups of organizations
An organization may collaborate with another organization on a single Application subject to these RULES. However, a single legal entity must have the legal responsibility, authority for and control of the use of any grants funds and be responsible for the reporting on any grant funds and must be able to exercise in fact and law direction, control and supervision of the proposed project and the grant funds.
Organizations proposing to work together must demonstrate through a fully-executed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) or other similar agreement, executed by all parties, that all parties have agreed that a single eligible entity or organization will serve as the Grantee and will have direction, control, and supervision of the proposed project and management of all grant funds and be responsible for all reporting requirements. The fully-executed MOU or similar agreement will be required as part of the application. (See Requirements Regarding Any Proposed Collaboration.)

Eligible Country: No Country Bar Found (Open to all regions)

Submission mail: Not found

Other important link:
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Proposal Form (Form): Click to view
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How to apply: Interested applicant may apply through the website (Click to view).

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