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


Pubmedia consortia win MacArthur grants for diversity in documentaries
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

The MacArthur Foundation awarded $5.7 million in grants to organizations that support diversity in documentary filmmaking, including three in...more

MacArthur Foundation Awards $5.7M To Support Diversity For Documentary Filmmakers
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation will be awarding $5.7M in grant money to seven organizations to “support professional...more

For Grantmakers, a Widening Battle to Defend Immigrant Communities
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

Six months into Donald Trump's presidency, foundation support for embattled immigrant and refugee populations continues to be...more

Alliance to Support Expanded Practice of Impact Investing
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

The U.S. Impact Investing Alliance launched an expanded network of leaders, ... Report Finds Impact Investment Market Flourishing...more

Philanthropy vs. Racism: Inside Kellogg's Quest for "Healing and Transformation"
Foundation: Black Belt Community Foundation, Communities Foundation of Texas, Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, MacArthur Foundation, Kellogg Foundation, Woods Fund of Chicago

She believes that philanthropy has played a role in “a shift in the quality of ... extraordinarily well-timed—which is often a key to philanthropic...more

Philanthropy vs. Racism: Inside Kellogg's Quest for "Healing and Transformation"
Foundation: Black Belt Community Foundation, Communities Foundation of Texas, Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, MacArthur Foundation, Kellogg Foundation, Woods Fund of Chicago

For a long time, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation has been a steadfast ... nearly $24 million in grants went out to partner organizations in fourteen...more

Women create fewer online petitions than men — but they're more successful
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

Hollie Russon Gilman, a fellow at New America and the Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation and a lecturer at Columbia University, served...more

SECC awarded grant from the MacArthur Foundation
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

“We graciously thank the MacArthur Foundation for empowering all of the grant recipients to transform our city,” said Wendy Walker Williams,...more

SECC awarded grant from the MacArthur Foundation
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

“It's like the child separating from the parents; you are not completely separated,” Newsome said. “Most of the time when children go off on their...more

Public Interest Journalism Needs DGR Status to Attract Philanthropic Support
Foundation: Gates Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Knight Foundation, Ford Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, Open Society Foundations

World-wide concern around “fake news” and significant editorial jobs losses in Australia have brought into focus the role philanthropy might play in...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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