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


Forests and indigenous rights land $459M commitment
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Moore Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Christensen Fund, Packard Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, United Nations Foundation

A group of 17 philanthropic foundations has committed nearly half a billion dollars in support of land-based ... “And so we in philanthropy must step...more

Kartemquin adds grant funding to Diverse Voices in Docs program
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

Funding in 2018 was provided by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Journalism...more

A growing market for definitions of the impact investor
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

The Global Impact Investing Network has also announced (in the What's Next series on ImpactAlpha) that it is developing a set of principles to...more

Why impact data and transparency are keys to the success of opportunity zones
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

Assets in impact investing continue to surge, buoyed by increasing investor interest in aligning financial goals with social and...more

Social Impact Ventures backs We aRe SpinDye's water friendly textile tech
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

Dutch impact fund Social Impact Ventures has invested an undisclosed amount in We aRe SpinDye. The Hague-based Textile Innovation...more

The Brief's Big 6: Combating impact-washing, podcast smackdown, climate on deck
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

Impact investing's identity is at the core of ImpactAlpha's new What's Next ... Marisa Drew, should be instructive to the impact investment...more

A theory of change sets impact investors apart
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

ImpactAlpha's What's Next series, produced in partnership with the Global Impact Investing Network, provides a platform for practitioners and...more

Philanthropy can champion the impact in impact investing
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

Philanthropy can champion the impact in impact investing ... The Global Impact Investing Network's Roadmap for the Future of Impact Investing ... and begin engaging them in the deeper purpose of the...more

A vision to make all investment impact investing
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

Impact investing offers us a powerful way to tackle this challenge. And a reason ... Shouldn't our overall goal be: All investment is impact...more

Philanthropy can champion the impact in impact investing
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

ImpactAlpha's What's Next series, produced in partnership with the Global Impact Investing Network, provides a platform for practitioners and...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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