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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 committed 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.

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University of Bath's sustainability work recognised by Ellen MacArthur Foundation
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

The University has also introduced a Climate Literacy induction course for ... the University is creating innovative educational initiatives...more

News in brief | M&S launches sustainability innovation challenge for start-ups
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

ASOS says that all products in the collection are made from recycled, renewable, or innovative materials. ASOS says the trial partnership...more

Leveraging Disruption to Save the Planet - CSRwire
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Alums of our Multicultural Innovation Lab, an in-house accelerator for diverse-led tech startups, are finding innovative ways to curb carbon...more

Foundations Destroying American Public Education: The Hydra - Capital Research Center
Foundation: Ford Foundation

For example, it is philanthropic foundations who have injected critical race theory into society. The Ford Foundation spent $665 million on...more

Program helps foundations fund Black-led nonprofits better - The Register Citizen
Foundation: Grand Victoria Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Victoria Foundation

Sharon Bush, president of the Grand Victoria Foundation is shown in this ... T. MacArthur Foundation to start Abundance, an effort to help...more

Program helps foundations fund Black-led nonprofits better - KTAR.com
Foundation: Grand Victoria Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Victoria Foundation

Abundance is trying to address longstanding problems in philanthropy, says Liza Mueller, vice president of thought leadership and knowledge at...more

Chicago Beyond, Grand Victoria Foundation, and MacArthur Foundation Unite in a ... - PR Newswire
Foundation: Grand Victoria Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Victoria Foundation

The Abundance movement challenges philanthropic organizations to ... of color in philanthropy and challenging us all to explicitly practice...more

Chicago Beyond, Grand Victoria Foundation, and MacArthur Foundation Unite in a ... - WSIL-TV
Foundation: Grand Victoria Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Victoria Foundation

The Abundance movement challenges philanthropic organizations to ... Unite in a Movement to End Philanthropy's Complicity in...more

Movement to End Philanthropy's Complicity in Anti-Blackness - MacArthur Foundation
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

Philanthropic organizations that join the Abundance movement will ... of color in philanthropy and challenging us all to explicitly...more

Native Rights Group Sues South Dakota Hotel For Turning Them Away
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

"I really do not want to allow Natives on property. The problem is we do not know the nice ones from the bad natives, so we just have to say no to them." That's what the owner of a hotel in Rapid...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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Recycled Water Bottle Roof for Disaster Housing


Stemming from a Kickstarter campaign, a recycled water bottle roof would provide shelter for disaster victims in light of the recent devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.




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