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


Newly named MacArthur 'Genius' and neuroscientist talks creativity in science
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

Newly named MacArthur 'Genius' and neuroscientist talks creativity in ... I went to Stuyvesant High School [in New York], which is a good math...more

Walter Hood, Emmanuel Pratt, Mel Chin take home MacArthur Foundation Genius Grants
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Yesterday, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced the 26 winners of its annual Fellowship program, commonly known as...more

2 Oakland Residents Receive MacArthur Genius Grants
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

... Two Oakland residents are among the recipients of the 2019 MacArthur “Genius” grants, according to the MacArthur Foundation, which sponsors...more

Academics Dominate 2019 MacArthur Grant Winners
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

Academics Dominate 2019 MacArthur Grant Winners ... of the 2019 fellowships from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The grants, commonly referred to as "genius" grants, are...more

Two Longtime Chicagoans among 2019 'Genius Grant' Recipients
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Recipient Emmanuel Pratt is the executive director of the Sweet Water Foundation, which operates a working farm and community incubator...more

UM philosophy professor among 'genius grant' recipients
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The grants, formally named MacArthur Fellowships, have been distributed ... by the Chicago-based John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur...more

MacArthur Foundation 2019: From climate change to cyber security, the 26 'geniuses'
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Female experts in cyber harassment, slavery and climate change have been ... to “exercise their own creative instincts for the benefit of human...more

Glastonbury poet Ocean Vuong and Manchester philosopher Elizabeth Anderson win 2019 ...
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

... philosopher Elizabeth Anderson win 2019 MacArthur 'genius grants' ... of MacArthur “genius grant” fellows, the foundation announced...more

Here are the winners of this year's MacArthur Foundation 'genius grants'
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(CNN) The author of the novel "On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous" and an attorney who has fought to make "revenge porn" a crime are among the...more

Jeffrey Gibson, Mel Chin, and Cameron Rowland won MacArthur Foundation “genius” grants.
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

Artists Jeffrey Gibson, Mel Chin, and Cameron Rowland are among this year's MacArthur “genius” grant winners. The John D. and Catherine...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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