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


The Brief: Blended climate finance, lab-grown meat, JPMorgan's development finance, circular ...
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

The Brief: Blended climate finance, lab-grown meat, JPMorgan's development finance, circular economy for plastics, Sorenson's Winter...more

New Co-Op Aims to Take Over .Org Registry Operations
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

... that would replace the existing organization structure for the management of .org. ... ORG Registrants, a nonprofit incorporated this week in California, wants to both ... Our incentive is to...more

2019 in Review: Vallejo remembers those we lost
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

Vallejo lost a number of shining stars from its community in 2019. .... He has also been awarded a MacArthur Foundation grant, for writings of...more

Conservation's Role in Philanthropic Giving Is Changing
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Ford Foundation, Hewlett Foundation

In an effort to understand how environmental philanthropy can help ... field, demonstrate a changing landscape of philanthropic conservation...more

Commentary: Strengthening Human Services Community-Based Organizations
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Kresge Foundation

Those foundations are among the nation's largest philanthropic organizations. In an effort to address the chronic underfunding of grantees,...more

Local MacArthur Fellow and activist tells disabled women's rights story to music
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

All three collaborators are part of the MacArthur Fellows Program, often referred to as the Genius Grant, a prize awarded annually to around 25...more

Coalition Of High-Profile Donors Finance Impact Investing Infrastructure
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Nine foundations and family offices recently announced the launch of the Tipping Point Fund (TPF). The Tipping Point Fund aims to boost field-building efforts in impact investing and maintain both...more

$12.5 million Tipping Point Fund, A Coalition Of High-Profile Donors, Will Finance Impact Investing ...
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Public advocacy and a shared system for measurement are critical to building a solid infrastructure for impact investing. But they haven't received a...more

GUESS Joins Ellen MacArthur Foundation's Program for Innovative, Sustainable Denim
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

GUESS Joins Ellen MacArthur Foundation's Program for Innovative, ... in ways which are better for the environment and the people that make...more

Unlocking the Potential of Frontier Finance
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

Unlocking the Potential of Frontier Finance is a report was produced with the support of the DOEN Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and the Omidyar Network. Frontier...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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Social Entrepreneurs Who Don’t Self-Define as Social Entrepreneurs


Social Entrepreneurs Who Don’t Self-Define as Social Entrepreneurs

Village Capital announced the winners of the $50,000 prize awarded to social entrepreneurs who don’t “self-define as social  entrepreneurs”. The winners didn’t start out thinking of themselves as social enterprises.


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