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


Zero Gap Fund: State of the Portfolio 2023
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

The Zero Gap Fund has raised more than $1 billion to tackle some of the world's "most pressing challenges," including climate change, regenerative agriculture, financial inclusion, and access to...more

Bloomberg Philanthropies and The Earthshot Prize Team Up at London Climate Action ...
Foundation: Bloomberg Philanthropies

The Earthshot Prize is "the most prestigious environmental prize in the world," according to its website, and it's looking for solutions to climate change. The prize, founded by Prince William...more

The AP is setting up a sister organization seeking grants to support local and state news
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Knight Foundation

The Earthshot Prize is "the most prestigious environmental prize in the world," according to its website, and it's looking for solutions to climate change. The prize, founded by Prince William...more

Macarthur Accepting Applications for Single $100M Grant
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

"Some problems cannot be solved by grants of the size that foundations typically provide," John Palfrey, president of the Chicago-based MacArthur Foundation, says in a press release. "By funding...more

Foundation Sponsored Limited Submission Opportunities
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

The MacArthur Foundation is now accepting proposals from scientists for its third round of $100 million "100&Change" grants, aimed at tackling "one of the world's most critical challenges," the...more

Using Immersive Media to Strengthen Support for the Environment: An Interview with Wendy Schmidt
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

"We are just entering this new chapter of media, representing a sense of wonder and possibility for storytelling, and equity, which, to me, represents a sense of responsibility and stewardship,"...more

Philanthropy MacArthur Foundation | National News | heraldchronicle.com
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

"We are just entering this new chapter of media, representing a sense of wonder and possibility for storytelling, and equity, which, to me, represents a sense of responsibility and stewardship,"...more

$100 Million for Equity: Macarthur Foundation'S New Big Bet and Mandate
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

This year's MacArthur Foundation 100&Change grant competition has a new requirement: applicants must include diversity, equity, and inclusion in their proposals, the Chicago Tribune...more

$100 million for equity: MacArthur Foundation's new big bet and mandate - KRDO
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

This year's MacArthur Foundation 100&Change grant competition has a new requirement: applicants must include diversity, equity, and inclusion in their proposals, the Chicago Tribune...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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