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


MacArthur grant boosts Sangamon County plan for crisis center for mentally ill
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People with an undiagnosed mental-health or substance-abuse problem ... She and McFadden said the grant could help bring to fruition a...more

MacArthur 'Genius' Grant Spotlights Access To Justice Field
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MacArthur 'Genius' Grant Spotlights Access To Justice Field ... inventor Tim Berners-Lee, the MacArthur Foundation has awarded its "genius" grants...more

San Francisco DA Gascon Announces $2M Grant to Reduce City's Jail Population
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San Francisco D.A. Gascon Announces $2M Grant to Reduce City's Jail ... According to Gascon, people suffering from mental health and...more

$22 Million In New Funding For Social Justice Groups
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$22 Million In New Funding For Social Justice Groups ... jurisdictions: the Center for Court Innovation, Everyday Democracy, the Institute for State...more

MacArthur Foundation awards millions to cut jail populations
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Philadelphia has received a $4 million grant to continue lowering its jail population, and city officials said they will focus some of the funding...more

Philadelphia Gets $4M MacArthur Foundation Grant to Continue Work Reducing Prison Population
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Philadelphia has received $4 million in additional grant funding to continue lowering its jail population, and city officials said they will focus some...more

Buncombe wins $1.75M MacArthur Foundation grant, aims to reduce jail population
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Buncombe wins $1.75M MacArthur Foundation grant, aims to reduce jail ... ASHEVILLE — A $1.75 million private grant to Buncombe County will be used ... applauded the county's investment in criminal...more

Missoula County gets $700000 grant for criminal justice reform, jail diversion
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

Missoula County gets $700,000 grant for criminal justice reform, jail ... Ivan MacDonald of the Missoula Urban Health Center said he anticipates...more

Minnehaha County gets $700000 grant to help address mental health, addiction in the community
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

Minnehaha County is getting some much needed help in its pursuit to create a network to better connect people with the professional services...more

MacArthur grant winner grateful for example set by Maine women
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The foundation awards grants only to people “who show exceptional creativity,” have been nominated by a rotating pool of experts and are “on...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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