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 Grant Will Create 'Sesame Street' for Syrian Refugees
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

The five-year grant will fund a localized version of “Sesame Street,” distributed through television and digital devices, and home visits using “Sesame Street” content for an estimated 1.5...more

The Muppets Are Headed to Syria: Sesame Street Awarded $100 Million to Aid Child Refugees
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

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

Sesame Street Just Landed a $100 Million Grant to Help Refugee Kids
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

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

'Sesame Street' receives $100 million grant to help Syrian refugee children
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

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

Sesame Workshop & IRC receive US$100-million grant
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

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

'Sesame Street' Wins $100 Million Grant To Create Programming For Refugee Children
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

Sesame Workshop, in partnership with International Rescue Committee, was selected for the foundation's coveted 100&Change grant on Wednesday for a proposal to bring early education...more

Chicago foundation awards $100 million to Syrian children's program
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

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

How 'Sesame Street' will help Syrian refugee children and their families
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

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' awarded $100 million grant to bring interactive education to refugee children
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

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

Sesame Workshop to Address Refugee Children's Trauma With Help From Elmo and $100 Million
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

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

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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