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.
Elmo and the gang are headed back to Syria, and this time they're bringing new Muppet pals. On Wednesday, the MacArthur Foundation announced that it was awarding a $100 million grant to International...more
The MacArthur Foundation has awarded Sesame Workshop and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) a five-year, $100 million grant to educate displaced children in the Middle East, specifically those...more
The non-profit behind children's television program “Sesame Street,” is launching a series of projects in the Middle East aimed at helping refugee children. Sesame Workshop and the International...more
Disbursed over the course of five years, the grant will aid in the education of young children displaced by conflict and persecution in the Middle East. Sesame Workshop and IRC will use the funds to...more
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced Sesame Workshop and the International Rescue Committee as joint winners of a competitive grant program aimed at solving critical problems....more
20, 2017, that Sesame Workshop and International Rescue Committee will get a $100 million grant from a Chicago-based foundation. for a joint ... A $100 million MacArthur Foundation grant will support...more
Sesame Street just won a hefty award to bring educational programming and a humanitarian response to children displaced by war and conflict in the Middle East. Sesame Street and the International...more
The Sesame Workshop and the International Rescue Committee, a refugee aid group, won a first-of-its kind $100 million grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Wednesday for an...more