John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (IL)

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is one of the nation's largest independent foundations.

The foundation supports creative people and effective institutions that are commited to building more just, verdant, and peaceful world. They work to defend human rights, advance global conservation, and security.

The foundation promotes the development of knowledge and individual creativity. They also work to strengthen institutions, improve public policy, and provide public information by supporting public interest media.

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Recent News from MacArthur Foundation

The Ferrero Group Unveils New Packaging Goal As It Releases Its 10th Corporate Social ...
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... The Ferrero Group releases its 10th Corporate Social Responsibility Report and ... Investments in R&D and Open Innovation, as well as working...more

Impact investing: BlackRock 'breaks new ground' with circular economy fund
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“At one end is basic screening, at the other end is impact investment and this sits in the middle. This is not an ESG fund but ESG is integral to...more

Our view: The luminaries among us
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Recipients of this year's MacArthur Foundation grants — often referred to as “genius grants” — were announced last month and include three...more

Buddhist restorative justice expert sujatha baliga awarded MacArthur “Genius Grant”
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Buddhist attorney and restorative justice expert sujatha baliga has been named one of the 2019 fellows of the MacArthur Foundation — the...more

First Woman to Translate Homer's Odyssey Receives $625000 MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant
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Two years later, the 47-year-old British native has won a “genius grant” through the MacArthur Foundation Fellowship — earning $625,000 for...more

Mary Halvorson, School of Jazz Faculty Member, Wins Prestigious MacArthur “Genius” Grant
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According to the foundation, the prize rewards those who “demonstrate the power of individual creativity to reframe old problems, spur...more

MacArthur Fellow Recognized For Work In Restorative Justice
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MARTIN: I do want a mention that the MacArthur Foundation, who awards the Genius Grant, is among NPR's financial supporters. With that being...more

3 Climate Scientists Named MacArthur 'Genius Grant' Fellows
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... adaptation," said Cecilia Conrad, a managing director at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation who oversees the Fellows...more

University of Massachusetts professor Ocean Vuong to receive $625K grant as MacArthur fellow
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Described in his biography on the foundation site announcing the awards as “child of illiterate rice farmers from rural Vietnam” who came to...more

Cameron Art Museum sculptor wins MacArthur 'genius grant'
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Cameron Art Museum sculptor wins MacArthur 'genius grant' .... D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to writers, artists, thinkers and scientists...more

Illustrative Grants from MacArthur Foundation

Woodstock Institute - $200,000

Washington State's Administrative Office of the Courts - $380,000

Washington State University - $300,000

Volunteers of America - $2,000,000

Urban Institute - $30,000

Vera Institute of Justice - $600,000

University of Washington Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs - $285,000

University of Southern California - $250,000

University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts - $485,000

University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy & Practice - $30,000

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