Foundation / Corporation
Lever for Change
02/18/20 5:00 PM Pacific
Opportunity for USA and territories nonprofit organizations to participate in a competition for proposals that promote economic growth for individuals and families with low-income. Registration is required prior to applying. The competition is intended to fund the most transformative evidence-based solution to address barriers to improved economic opportunity, security, and/or mobility for individuals residing in the United States.
The Economic Opportunity Challenge aims to build a more vibrant economic ecosystem by scaling an impactful, evidence-based solution that sustainably creates economic opportunity for low-income families.
The Funding Source seeks for proven, data-driven solutions ready to serve as a model for implementation across the country. Up to five Finalists will be named, one of which will receive a $10 million grant and remaining Finalists will each receive a $100,000 grant. Winning solutions will utilize a powerful strategy to change lives and permanently remove key barriers to economic opportunity. Teams will demonstrate that they have the track record, experience, relationships, and resources to create lasting change, using an evidence-based approach that shows promise for delivering significant impact at a larger scale. Applications will be scored based on the following four criteria:
Lever for Change is prioritizing evidence-based solutions delivered by highly qualified teams. Winning solutions should incorporate one of the following methods of evaluation:
Successful proposals will be in one of the following project stages:
GrantWatch ID#: 187338
One $10 million grant will be awarded to implement the proposed solution and the remaining Finalists will each receive $100,000.
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USA Territories: American Samoa (USA) Guam (USA) Puerto Rico (USA) Virgin Islands (USA) Northern Mariana Islands (USA)
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