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.


Web Address

www.macfound.org

Social Media Links

YouTube - www.youtube.com/user/macfound

Twitter - @macfound

Foundation RSS Feeds

News - www.macfound.org/rss/

Assets

$5,737,270,334 - 2010-12-31
$6,178,196,933 - 2006-12-31


Giving

$217,488,289 - 2010-12-31
$216,757,656 - 2006-12-31


Foundation Grants and Resources


  

Recent News from MacArthur Foundation


MacArthur Foundation to fund immigration projects following border family crisis
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

The Chicago-based John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation — which typically provides some $255 million in annual grants for for...more

Community Foundations Move Millions to Support Community Investments
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Chicago Community Trust, Philadelphia Foundation, Central Valley Community Foundation

More unusual, however, was the decision of the Fresno-based Central Valley Community Foundation to deposit $2.6 million, “making the...more

Moving Community Foundation Dollars from Wall Street to Main Street
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Chicago Community Trust, Philadelphia Foundation, Central Valley Community Foundation

That same year, community foundations took in another $9.7 billion, and gave out $8.3 billion in grants. It's not uncommon for community...more

MacArthur Foundation awards nearly $6.5 million to advance accountability, transparency and ...
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

The grants are part of the Foundation's On Nigeria grantmaking, which seeks to reduce corruption by building an atmosphere of...more

MacArthur foundation awards $6.5 million to fight corruption in Nigeria

According to the statement the grants are part of the Foundation's On Nigeria grantmaking, which seeks to reduce corruption by building...more

MacArthur Foundation awards $6m grants to fight corruption in Nigeria
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation says as part of its On Nigeria grant-making, it would be funding the anti-corruption efforts...more

The power of philanthropy: Community Foundation celebrates 50 years of giving
Foundation: Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia, Ford Foundation

Philanthropic giving is up in the U.S., according to the report “Giving USA 2018: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2017,”...more

MacArthur Foundation investing millions in Chicago news organizations
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

The Foundation, one of the richest based in Chicago and one well-known for its annual so-called genius grants, is shelling out $2.4 million in grants...more

MacArthur grants boost local Chicago journalism to honor former Tribune publisher Jack Fuller
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

MacArthur grants boost local Chicago journalism to honor former Tribune publisher .... The MacArthur Foundation has supported other nonprofit...more

City Bureau will receive MacArthur Foundation grant
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

City Bureau, a 3-year-old nonprofit journalism lab on the South Side, will receive a $1 million grant from the MacArthur Foundation, one of...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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