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 committed 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 Grants and Resources





    

Recent News from MacArthur Foundation


City Club of Chicago: Intergenerational Insights €“ A Philanthropic Fireside Chat
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Chicago Community Trust, Chicago Public Education Fund

John Palfrey, president of the MacArthur Foundationone of the largest philanthropies in the US, with $7 billion to its nameis making a splash with a $10 million donation to Chicago's public...more

Funders' Role in Scaling Education Innovation
Foundation: Gates Foundation, MacArthur Foundation

When it comes to education, there's a lot we can do ourselves, but we can't do it for others. That's according to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that...more

With Midwest expansion, the Pivot Fund tries to put grassroots news on philanthropy's radar
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

When it comes to education, there's a lot we can do ourselves, but we can't do it for others. That's according to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that...more

Pioneering a New Era of Community-Driven Philanthropy in Newark - RLS Media
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Victoria Foundation

When it comes to education, there's a lot we can do ourselves, but we can't do it for others. That's according to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that...more

Philanthropic Funding For Local Journalism Is On The Rise, Study Says - MediaPost
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Knight Foundation

When it comes to education, there's a lot we can do ourselves, but we can't do it for others. That's according to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that...more

Knight Foundation CEO: to preserve democracy, philanthropy must move at speed of news
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Knight Foundation

When it comes to education, there's a lot we can do ourselves, but we can't do it for others. That's according to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that...more

Driving Circular Economy Innovation in Australia
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

If you've ever dreamed of building a house that's as green as possible, well, you're in luck. Researchers at the University of Queensland in Australia say they've figured out a way to make a...more

Protect the Right to Give According to Values - MacArthur Foundation
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

The statement is clear that philanthropic institutions have a duty to ... Supporting a variety of organizations that are devoted to improving...more

A Commitment to Local News | UIS Student Union - Illinois Times
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

An announcement by the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln and MacArthur Foundation about Press Forward, a national initiative to...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



Social Enterprise Network Sites


Co-founders William Mann and David Mravyan devised the Sensimat during a mandatory project for their MBA at the Richard Ivey School of Business in Canada. Sensimat is a device that helps manage and assess pressure among wheelchair users.




Federal Government Grant and Assistance Programs



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