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


Ellen MacArthur Foundation awards $1 million in grants
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, with the support of Wendy Schmidt, lead philanthropic partner of the foundation's New Plastics Economy Initiative, has awarded $1 million to five recyclable and...more

Auditorium Theatre Receives MacArthur Foundation Grant
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

In the summer, the theatre's signature Hearts to Art camp provides a place for young people between the ages of 7 and 14 who have experienced the death of a parent to explore the healing powers of...more

Circular Social Innovation in India
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

HelpUsGreen is an example of a social enterprise that is enabling the “circular economy”—an economy that is restorative and regenerative by design. The circular economy aims to keep products,...more

Rhiannon Giddens, MacArthur Fellow, Confirms New Tour Dates In Celebration Of Freedom Highway
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Longwood Gardens

More information about Giddens and her fellowship grant can be found here. Freedom Highway has topped 2017's year-end lists, including NPR Music's (#13) who say “[Giddens] time-travels from...more

Coronado Nonprofit Behind Congressional Climate Caucus Gets $1 Million MacArthur Grant
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

A Coronado-based nonprofit that helped organize a bipartisan Congressional caucus on climate change has received a $1 million grant to fund its work. Citizens' Climate Education received the two-year...more

IDA gives grants to 13 doc projects
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

The fund, with support from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and the Jonathan Logan Family Foundation, supports doc projects that aim to take on contemporary stories and integrate...more

Children, the ultimate 100&Change winners
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

The Board of Directors of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation said it was difficult to choose a single recipient in its global competition for a $100 million grant that promises a bold...more

Children, the ultimate 100&Change winners
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

The Board of Directors of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation said it was difficult to choose a single recipient in its global competition for a $100 million grant that promises a bold...more

Philanthropy's Response to the Crisis in Yemen? Radio Silence, Mostly
Foundation: Gates Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, UPS Foundation, Open Society Foundations

Yet as we never tire of pointing out at IP, all these concerns are misplaced. Philanthropic dollars can make a huge difference in humanitarian crises—not just in the moment, but by funding programs...more

Santana: Voice of OC Was There For You in 2017
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Knight Foundation, Orange County Community Foundation, Weingart Foundation

I've spent the better part of this week talking about the special people that put out the nonprofit news content that you enjoy for free on a daily basis from Voice of OC. As we enter our ninth year...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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