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Philosophy News Digest: MacArthur awards $100 million to Community Solutions

April 9, 2021

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has announced Community Solutions as the winner of the second round of its 100&Change competition.

Launched in 2016, the competition awards a single multiyear grant of $100 million to a project “that promises real and measurable progress in solving a critical problem of our time.” Selected from among six finalists announced in July, Community Solutions will use the funding to implement and scale Built for Zero, a data-driven, public health-focused model for ending chronic and veterans homelessness, in seventy-five communities across the United States by 2026.