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


  

Recent News from MacArthur Foundation


Alsop's crossover program offers mixed rewards at Grant Park
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

Conductor Marin Alsop continued her weeklong residency at the Grant Park Music Festival Friday night at the Pritzker Pavilion. The first...more

From nature's wonders to cello's spiritual odyssey, Grant Park concert has it all
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

A fourth MacArthur fellowship winner, jazz violinist Regina Carter, will take the solo spotlight in music by Duke Ellington to round out the...more

Badging: Not Quite the Next Big Thing
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

The winners shared $2 million worth of development grants. ... When Adams County School District 50 won its MacArthur Foundation grant three...more

Research Travel Grant on Offer: David Clarke Social Innovation Fellowships
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

Funding Area. Philanthropic & Nonprofit Sectors ... The Ultimate in Contest Philanthropy: MacArthur Foundation's $100 Million Jackpot. The...more

Chicago's Black Community Challenges MacArthur Foundation to Do More
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

Zoe Mendelson at Hyperallergic suggests that the Black Star project's campaign “asks troubling questions about the ethics of cultural philanthropy...more

A "Wow!" Moment In US Philanthropy: MacArthur Foundation's $100 Million Competition
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

As I noted in a blog on the subject of philanthropic prizes back in January, prize-based competitions should be designed so that compelling...more

Activists to MacArthur Foundation: Give back to Chicago
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

Parents, children and community organizers demonstrated outside the MacArthur Foundation Friday demanding it allocate more of its funding to...more

Our Schools Need Edu-Philanthropy's Dollars and Its Policy Priorities
Foundation: Gates Foundation, MacArthur Foundation

Our Schools Need Edu-Philanthropy's Dollars and Its Policy Priorities ... With philanthropic support, our schools are able to try things they...more

The Ultimate in Contest Philanthropy: MacArthur Foundation's $100 Million Jackpot
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

The Ultimate in Contest Philanthropy: MacArthur Foundation's $100 Million ... NPQ has covered a lot of contest philanthropy over the years—and not ... way more than $100 million has been...more

Shoutout To Woke Companies: You Could Win $100 Million To Change The World
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

The private foundation, which distributes grants for charitable purposes, is launching a new competition called 100&Change. It will give a $100...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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