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.
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