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Conservation & Sustainable Development

MacArthur's conservation grantmaking protects the biodiversity of the planet, while balancing the needs of communities that depend upon natural resources for their survival. With the increasing threat of climate change, the Foundation also supports efforts to adapt conservation strategies to a rapidly changing environment, particularly in eight hotspots around the world. More »

Number of Grants: 49

Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment (Kampala, Uganda)
$120,000 to strengthen civil society organizations in Uganda to contribute towards the development of appropriate policies for biodiversity conservation and oil governance in the Albertine Rift region (over two years). (2009)

Altropico (Quito, Ecuador)
$265,000 in support of advancing the Chiles-Mataje Biological Corridor in Northern Ecuador (over three years). (2009)

Amazon Conservation Team (Arlington, Virginia)
$255,000 to manage and consolidate a bio-cultural corridor in the Colombian Amazon (over three years). (2009)

Amazon Watch (San Francisco, California)
$260,000 to support cross-border networking and leadership training for protection of indigenous territories in the Northern Andes (over three years). (2009)

American Museum of Natural History (New York, New York)
$350,000 to consolidate and build upon previous efforts to strengthen protected area management and biodiversity conservation within the North and Central Annamite Landscapes of Vietnam and Laos (over three years). (2009)

Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Environment (Belmont, Massachusetts)
$250,000 to establish a small grants fund to support exploration and sustainable use of biodiversity in Northeast India (over two years). (2009)

Asociacion Interamericana para la Defensa del Ambiente (Oakland, California)
$225,000 to strengthen and enforce the application of environmental law in Ecuador and Colombia (over three years). (2009)

BirdLife International (Cambridge, United Kingdom)
$500,000 to evaluate systematically the impact of different site conservation approaches in the Lower Mekong, ranging from large integrated conservation and development projects to community-based initiatives (over three years). (2009)

BirdLife International (Cambridge, United Kingdom)
$430,000 to implement an adaptive management framework to improve the resilience of key biodiversity areas to climate change in the Albertine Rift region (over three years). (2009)

Community Forestry International (South Lake Tahoe, California)
$250,000 to analyze and document Cambodia's on-going forest management transition and its implications for long-term conservation (over three years). (2009)

Conservation International (Arlington, Virginia)
$300,000 to support efforts to protect a key biodiversity area in the Lower Mekong through scientific research, community engagement, law enforcement, and protected area status (over three years). (2009)

Corporacion de Gestion y Derecho Ambiental (Quito, Ecuador)
$235,000 to strengthen community involvement in environmental protection of Northwest Ecuador (over three years). (2009)

Corporacion Grupo Randi Randi (Quito, Ecuador)
$350,000 to consolidate a conservation corridor in Northwestern Ecuador (over three years). (2009)

E-Tech International (Santa Fe, New Mexico)
$50,000 to provide technical assistance and capacity building for communities affected by mining development projects in the Northern Andes. (2009)

Education for Nature-Vietnam (Hanoi, Vietnam)
$200,000 to expand the anti-illegal wildlife trade program in the Central Annamites (over three years). (2009)

Fauna & Flora International (Washington, D.C.)
$400,000 to support efforts to build a new generation of highly qualified and experienced Cambodian conservation leaders and biologists (over three years). (2009)

Field Museum (Chicago, Illinois)
$350,000 to define the effects of climate change on the genetic diversity of birds and small mammals in the Albertine Rift and analyze how these changes relate to the spread of disease-carrying parasites from wildlife to humans (over three years). (2009)

Field Museum (Chicago, Illinois)
$400,000 to assess impacts of climate change on Madagascar's endemic biota (over three years). (2009)

Fondo para la Accion Ambiental y la Ninez (Bogata, Colombia)
$180,000 to build local capacities for climate change adaptation and biodiversity and water conservation in the Colombian Andes (over three years). (2009)

Forest Trends (Washington, D.C.)
$750,000 to expand innovative approaches to market-based conservation (over three years). (2009)

Fundacion Ecuatoriana de Estudios Ecologicos EcoCiencia (Quito, Ecuador)
$250,000 in support of consolidation of capacity building in climate change and local governance in the Andes-Amazon Piedmont of Northern, Ecuador (over three years). (2009)

Fundacion Futuro Latinoamericano (Quito, Ecuador)
$250,000 to strengthen environmental governance in Ecuador by building capacity to prevent and manage social and environmental conflict (over three years). (2009)

Fundacion Maquipucuna (Quito, Ecuador)
$250,000 to consolidate altitudinal connectivity between protected areas in the Choco Andean Corridor of Northwest Ecuador (over three years). (2009)

Fundacion Natura Colombia (Bogota, Colombia)
$300,000 in support of management of oak forests in the face of climate change in Colombia (over three years). (2009)

Fundacion para la Sobrevivencia del Pueblo Cofan (Quito, Ecuador)
$240,000 in support of the Cofán Park Guard Program, Cofán leadership development, and the creation of a sustainable financing mechanism (over three years). (2009)

Fundacion Pro-Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (Santa Marta, Colombia)
$300,000 to strengthen processes for recuperation of natural and cultural resources in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia (over three years). (2009)

Institute of Tropical Biology (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)
$150,000 to support collaborative training and research for improved biodiversity conservation monitoring and forest management in southern Vietnam (over three years). (2009)

International Crane Foundation World Center for the Study and Preservation of Cranes (Baraboo, Wisconsin)
$250,000 to support provincial governments and communities and bolster ongoing management of wetlands that form a critical component of the biological diversity of the Mekong River Basin (over two years). (2009)

International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (Gland, Switzerland)
$360,000 to assess climate change vulnerability of human-utilized species in the Albertine Rift region (over two years). (2009)

Inuit Circumpolar Council-Alaska (Anchorage, Alaska)
$74,937 to support the participation of indigenous leaders from Asia, Africa, and Latin America to the Indigenous Peoples Global Summit on Climate Change. (2009)

Nature Conservancy (Arlington, Virginia)
$500,000 to assess the vulnerability of the Priority Conservation Areas in China's National Biodiversity Conservation Strategy and Action Plan to climate change (over three years). (2009)

Nature Conservancy (Arlington, Virginia)
$400,000 to provide the tools, training, and peer networks needed to adaptively manage for climate change impacts on coastal systems (over two years). (2009)

NatureServe (Arlington, Virginia)
$147,500 to assess ecological integrity and to build resilience to climate change into Andean conservation planning (over two years). (2009)

New York Botanical Garden (Bronx, New York)
$500,000 in support of general operations. (2009)

New York Botanical Garden (Bronx, New York)
$300,000 to support conservation and management of rattan cane in Central Truong Son Mountains, Vietnam (over three years). (2009)

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences (Raleigh, North Carolina)
$320,000 to improve understanding of amphibian and reptile diversity in the Lower Mekong through investigation, professional training and specimen collection, with a focus on species conservation (over three years). (2009)

Peking University Center for Nature and Society (Beijing, China)
$400,000 to support the Center for Nature and Society (over two years). (2009)

Pinchot Institute for Conservation (Washington, D.C.)
$275,000 to apply market-based strategies for protecting high conservation value forests in Ecuador (over three years). (2009)

Quang Tri Provincial Forest Protection Department (Dong Ha, Vietnam)
$200,000 to strengthen protected area management in Quang Tri province and consolidate conservation investments in the Central Annamites priority landscape of Vietnam (over three years). (2009)

Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental (Lima, Peru)
$400,000 to analyze current policies and legislation that contradict and undermine Peru's efforts to adapt and mitigate impacts of climate change (over three years). (2009)

Wildlife Conservation Society (Bronx, New York)
$500,000 to support and strengthen the global conservation program. (2009)

Wildlife Conservation Society (Bronx, New York)
$650,000 to establish a long-term climate and ecological monitoring network across the protected areas of the Albertine Rift region (over three years). (2009)

Wildlife Conservation Society (Bronx, New York)
$400,000 to build and implement tools for socially appropriate and scientifically sound adaptation to climate change at coral reef sites in the Coral Triangle, Western Indian Ocean, and the Caribbean (over three years). (2009)

Wildlife Conservation Society (Bronx, New York)
$350,000 to adapt conservation planning to climate change and to build management and research capacity in a regional system of protected areas in the Central-Western Colombian Andes (over three years). (2009)

Wildlife Conservation Society (Bronx, New York)
$690,000 to support sustainable biodiversity conservation of the capstones of the Annamite Mountains in Cambodia and Laos (over three years). (2009)

Wildlife Conservation Society (Bronx, New York)
$400,000 to implement a range of spatial, technical and temporal adaptation tools across the spectrum of predicted climate impacts on the west coast of Madagascar (over three years). (2009)

Winrock International Institute for Agricultural Development (Little Rock, Arkansas)
$750,000 to fund efforts to develop sustainable finance, legal, and policy mechanisms that will secure and support long-term conservation outcomes in the Greater Annamites (over three years). (2009)

World Wide Fund for Nature Madagascar and West Indian Ocean Programme Office (Antananarivo, Madagascar)
$350,000 to develop and implement climate change adaptive strategies in the marine and coastal areas of the Diana Region of northwest Madagascar (over three years). (2009)

World Wildlife Fund (Washington, D.C.)
$400,000 in support of maintenance resilience to address climate change in priority landscapes of the Colombian Andes-Amazon Piedmont (over three years). (2009)

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Global Migration & Human Mobility

MacArthur seeks to improve the governance of international migration and supports research to build a base of knowledge about the relationship between migration and economic development. More »

Number of Grants: 17

Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation (USA) (New York, New York)
$400,000 in support of the Civil Society Days of the 3rd Global Forum on Migration and Development in 2009. (2009)

Center for Global Development (Washington, D.C.)
$1,500,000 to advance research and policy development on the impacts of migration on development and on helping poor countries attain the benefits of globalization (over three years). (2009)

Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas (Mexico City, Mexico)
$23,000 to evaluate Mexico's 3x1 Remittance Matching Program for Migrants and an assess its applicability as a development strategy for other sending countries. (2009)

Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropologia Social (Mexico City, Mexico)
$230,000 to analyze the impacts of Mexican social policy on emigration and a binational dialogue on migration among experts and public officials from the US and Mexico (over two years). (2009)

Georgetown University Institute for the Study of International Migration (Washington, D.C.)
$1,050,000 to advance work on the governance of international migration and on the relationship between migration and development (over three years). (2009)

Hellenic Migration Policy Institute (Athens, Greece)
$50,000 in support of a business roundtable on migration and development. (2009)

International Labour Organisation (Geneva, Switzerland)
$50,000 in support of a survey of migrant workers in Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates. (2009)

International Organization for Migration (Geneva, Switzerland)
$150,000 in support of the World Migration Report 2010. (2009)

Migration Dialogue (Davis, California)
$375,000 to research the development impacts of guest worker programs and the interrelationships among farm policies, migration, and development (over three years). (2009)

Migration Policy Institute (Washington, D.C.)
$1,600,000 in support of a program on migrants, migration and development (over three years). (2009)

Ministry of Interior (Athens, Greece)
$100,000 in support of the third Global Forum on Migration and Development. (2009)

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (Paris, France)
$200,000 to develop the first phase of a harmonized labor force and migration database based on labor force surveys from OECD countries. (2009)

Red Internacional de Migracion y Desarrollo (Zacatecas, Mexico)
$350,000 in support of the network and collaborative research efforts on migration and development (over two years). (2009)

Sin Fronteras (Mexico City, Mexico)
$300,000 to improve regional governance of migration in Mexico and Central America and to support advocacy, strategic litigation, and capacity building to protect migrants' human rights (over two years). (2009)

United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (New York, New York)
$150,000 to support the third Global Forum on Migration and Development. (2009)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (Geneva, Switzerland)
$50,000 in support of the work of the Global Migration Group. (2009)

Wellesley College (Wellesley, Massachusetts)
$300,000 to support research on the impact of diasporas on reforming institutions in India and China (over three years). (2009)

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Higher Education in Russia & Africa

To help nurture the intellectual freedom necessary to keep emerging democratic societies healthy and economically vibrant, MacArthur makes grants for the development of modern university-based science and social science research and training capabilities in Russia and provides long-term support for four leading African universities. More »

Number of Grants: 23

African Economic Research Consortium (Nairobi, Kenya)
$850,000 to strengthen capacity in Africa for graduate training in economics and policy research (over four years). (2009)

American Councils for International Education (Washington, D.C.)
$100,000 to develop North American fundraising capacity for the European Humanities University (over three years). (2009)

American Friends of the New Economic School (University Park, Pennsylvania)
$600,000 to establish two new professorships at the New Economic School (over three years). (2009)

Analytical Center of Juri Levada (Saratov, Russia)
$150,000 in support of the project, Monitoring of Social and Economic Transformations in Russia. (2009)

Autonomous non-profit organization "Transnational Family Research Institute/R" (Moscow, Russia)
$180,000 to support Demoscope, the biweekly electronic journal on demographic issues (over three years). (2009)

Bureau of Economic Analysis (Moscow, Russia)
$100,000 to support research on the middle class in Russia (over 14 months). (2009)

Center for Anthropological Research (Krasnodar, Russia)
$75,000 to research the impact of globalization on ethnic villages in rural Russia (over two years). (2009)

Charities Aid Foundation (Kent, United Kingdom)
$150,000 to support information and consulting services to nongovernmental organizations (over two years). (2009)

Federal University of Technology Minna (Minna, Nigeria)
$50,000 to enhance Information and Communication Technology. (2009)

Gorbachev Foundation (Moscow, Russia)
$180,000 to study Russian federalism and to include perspectives from the regions of Russia (over three years). (2009)

Higher School of Economics Centre for Labour Market Studies (Moscow, Russia)
$350,000 to support the Labor Market Informality in Russia: An Economic-Sociological Perspective project (over two years). (2009)

Independent Institute for Social Policy (Moscow, Russia)
$250,000 to analyze the effects of the economic crisis on social policy formation in modern Russia (over two years.) (2009)

Institute of Law and Public Policy (Moscow, Russia)
$375,000 to promote legal consciousness and legal reform in Russia (over three years). (2009)

Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (New York, New York)
$175,000 to improve pedagogy by strengthening linkages between universities and the Nigerian diaspora (over three years). (2009)

Nordic Council of Ministers (Copenhagen, Denmark)
$600,000 in support of the European Humanities University Trust Fund (over three years). (2009)

Perm State University Department of Political Science (Perm, Russia)
$225,000 to support, The Struggle for Identity and New Institutions of Communication project (over three years). (2009)

Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Centre (Abuja, Nigeria)
$50,000 to support research on global citizenship. (2009)

Tides Center Africa Grantmakers Affinity Group (San Francisco, California)
$75,000 in support of the Africa Grantmakers Affinity Group (over three years). (2009)

U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation (Arlington, Virginia)
$750,000 to expand the Program on Basic Research and Higher Education in Russia (over three years). (2009)

University of Benin (Benin City, Nigeria)
$50,000 to set up a center for educational technologies. (2009)

University of Ibadan - Nigeria (Ibadan, Nigeria)
$60,000 to develop the university museum as an educational and cultural resource. (2009)

University of Ibadan - Nigeria (Ibadan, Nigeria)
$232,000 to strengthen the Africa Regional Centre for Information Science of the University of Ibadan (over three years). (2009)

University of Western Ontario (London, Canada)
$69,000 to strengthen the Africa Regional Centre for Information Science of the University of Ibadan (over three years). (2009)

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Human Rights & International Justice

MacArthur seeks to further the development of an international system of justice and advance human rights around the globe, with a special focus on Mexico, Nigeria, and Russia. More »

Number of Grants: 75

Agir Ensemble Pour Les Droits De l'Homme (Lyon, France)
$200,000 to support the campaign to bring Hissène Habré to justice (over two years). (2009)

Alliance for Credible Elections (Abuja, Nigeria)
$430,000 to promote citizen participation in the electoral reform process (over one year). (2009)

American University, Washington College of Law War Crimes Research Office (Washington, D.C.)
$110,000 to support the International Criminal Court Legal Analysis and Education Project (over two years). (2009)

Asian University for Women Support Foundation (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
$250,000 to fund annual faculty salaries. (2009)

Brandeis University International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life (Waltham, Massachusetts)
$100,000 to support the Strengthening International Justice through Judicial Dialogue Program. (2009)

Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (Cairo, Egypt)
$300,000 to promote engagement by North African civil society in Africa's regional human rights system (over two years). (2009)

Center for Justice and International Law Regional Office for Central America and Mexico (San Jose, Costa Rica)
$450,000 to strengthen the Inter-American System for the protection of human rights through civil society participation (over three years). (2009)

Center for Social Development (Phnom Penh, Cambodia)
$26,076 to fund seminars and public forums to create a Civil Party of Orphans Class for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. (2009)

Central-Blacksoil Center for Protection of Media Rights (Voronezh, Russia)
$300,000 to protect media rights in Russia (over three years). (2009)

Centre for Socio-Legal Studies (Abuja, Nigeria)
$240,000 to improving judicial protection of human rights. (2009)

Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas (Mexico City, Mexico)
$200,000 in support of a policing research network in Mexico to strengthen programs for police reform. (2009)

Centro de Justicia para la Paz y el Desarrollo (Guadalajara, Mexico)
$100,000 in support of promotion and defense of human rights in the Mexican state of Jalisco. (2009)

Chicago Council on Global Affairs (Chicago, Illinois)
$250,000 to conduct a study in 2010 of American public attitudes on world affairs and the United States' role in the world (over one year). (2009)

Citizens Assistance Centre (Ikorodu, Nigeria)
$30,000 to support a class action suite for illegally detained inmates awaiting trial in Lagos State and to publish a Resource Book to be entitled,"Out of the Cage" . (2009)

CLEEN Foundation (Ojodu, Nigeria)
$1,150,000 to support a police-public partnership in policing policy formulation and implementation and to conduct and disseminate crime victimization surveys in Nigeria (over three years). (2009)

CLEEN Foundation (Ojodu, Nigeria)
$200,000 in support of general operations. (2009)

Climate Law and Policy Project (Washington, D.C.)
$30,000 in support of general operations. (2009)

Conectas (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
$232,000 to support cross-regional cooperation with African human rights groups and joint advocacy at regional and international human rights bodies (over two years). (2009)

Council on Foreign Relations (New York, New York)
$200,000 to support the Program on International Justice (over two years). (2009)

Crisis Action (London, United Kingdom)
$150,000 to support the Justice for Darfur campaign to promote cooperation by inter-governmental organizations and member states to enforce the International Criminal Court's Darfur arrest warrants. (2009)

Democracy Coalition Project (Washington, D.C.)
$380,000 to support a cross-regional advocacy network to strengthen the new UN Human Rights Council (over two years). (2009)

Documentation Center of Cambodia (Phnom Penh, Cambodia)
$50,000 in support of the creation of an ECCC Observation Team. (2009)

East Africa Law Society (Arusha, Tanzania)
$300,000 to promote knowledge of both regional and sub-regional human rights mechanisms and procedures among lawyers in East Africa (over 3 years). (2009)

East-West Center (Honolulu, Hawai'i)
$8,500 to enable the National Human Rights Commission of Indonesia to participate in the 2009 Summer Institute for International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights. (2009)

Fund for War-Affected Children and Youth (Ottawa, Canada)
$750,000 in support of grassroots initiatives to foster peace, justice, and reconciliation. (2009)

FUNDAR, Centro de Analisis e Investigacion (Mexico City, Mexico)
$150,000 to promote accountable institutions of justice in Mexico. (2009)

Glasnost Defense Foundation (Moscow, Russia)
$125,000 to monitor violations of mass media rights in the Russian Federation. (2009)

Global Action to Prevent War (New York, New York)
$25,000 to research and promote the creation of a United Nations Emergency Peace Service. (2009)

Global Rights (Washington, D.C.)
$400,000 in support of general operations (over two years). (2009)

Harvard University Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
$375,000 in support of the Consultative Conference on International Criminal Justice. (2009)

Human Rights First (New York, New York)
$250,000 in support of general operations. (2009)

Human Rights Watch (New York, New York)
$3,500,000 in support of general operations and special research and advocacy initiatives on International Justice (over three years). (2009)

Insight Collaborative (Boston, Massachusetts)
$400,000 to support community radio reporting on the International Criminal Court in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic (over two years). (2009)

Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation (The Hague, Netherlands)
$100,000 to support project work in historical reconciliation. (2009)

Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (Banjul, Gambia)
$395,000 to develop litigation for the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights (over three years). (2009)

Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico Centro de Estudios de Derecho Publico (Mexico City, Mexico)
$225,000 to monitor and evaluate the performance of Mexico's federal ombudsman system (over three years). (2009)

INTERIGHTS International Centre for the Legal Protection of Human Rights (London, United Kingdom)
$600,000 in support of strategic legal advocacy to promote and protect human rights (over three years). (2009)

International Bar Association (London, United Kingdom)
$100,000 to support the Trial Observation Rapid Response Program. (2009)

International Bar Association (London, United Kingdom)
$39,500 to fund a pilot needs assessment of West African bar associations. (2009)

International Center for Transitional Justice (New York, New York)
$235,000 in support of the Conference on Transitional Justice Remedies. (2009)

International Center for Transitional Justice (New York, New York)
$100,000 in support of a prosecutions program's work to strengthen existing international justice mechanisms and their impact. (2009)

International Center for Transitional Justice (New York, New York)
$2,000,000 in support of general operations (over three years). (2009)

International Commission of Jurists (Geneva, Switzerland)
$450,000 to strengthen African human rights mechanisms (over three years). (2009)

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (Arusha, Tanzania)
$147,000 in support of the Fifth Colloquium of Prosecutors of International Criminal Tribunals. (2009)

International Refugee Rights Initiative (New York, New York)
$200,000 to support the Encouraging Engagement with International Justice in Africa project (over two years). (2009)

Media Legal Defence Initiative (London, United Kingdom)
$100,000 to enhance respect for media freedom in Mexico and Russia. (2009)

Moscow Helsinki Group (Moscow, Russia)
$400,000 to strengthen the human rights movement by monitoring human rights in Russia and to continue development of a regional monitoring network (over two years). (2009)

National Commission on Human Rights Komnas HAM Indonesia (Jakarta, Indonesia)
$25,000 to underwrite staff participation in the Summer Institute for International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and to convene the ASEAN National Human Rights Institutes' Forum. (2009)

Network on Police Reform in Nigeria (Ikeja, Nigeria)
$300,000 to document, expose, and seek remedy for human rights violations by the police in Nigeria (over two years). (2009)

New School for Social Research (New York, New York)
$25,000 in support of the Social Research conference on Free Inquiry at Risk: Universities in Dangerous Times. (2009)

Northwestern University School of Law Center for International Human Rights (Chicago, Illinois)
$15,000 in support of the Atrocity Crimes Litigation Year-in-Review Conference. (2009)

Northwestern University School of Law Center for International Human Rights (Chicago, Illinois)
$25,000 to support the Atrocity Crimes Litigation Year-in-Review 2009 Conference. (2009)

Physicians for Human Rights (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
$400,000 in support of general operations. (2009)

Physicians for Human Rights (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
$100,000 in support of the project, Protection, Justice and Support for Darfuri Victims of Sexual Violence. (2009)

Physicians for Human Rights (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
$300,000 to support medical and forensic investigations and training (over two years). (2009)

Public Interest Law Institute (New York, New York)
$495,000 to produce a report on the current state of legal education in Russia (over three years). (2009)

Public Verdict Fund (Moscow, Russia)
$300,000 to combat torture and promote police reform in Russia (over three years). (2009)

Redress Trust (London, United Kingdom)
$425,000 to strengthen victims' interaction with the International Criminal Court (over three years). (2009)

Skylight Pictures (New York, New York)
$300,000 in support of an international justice outreach campaign using the documentary film "The Reckoning" (over two years). (2009)

Skylight Pictures (New York, New York)
$64,000 in support of"All Rise" , a short film on international justice. (2009)

Social and Economic Rights Action Center (Lagos, Nigeria)
$450,000 to advance economic, social, and cultural rights in Nigeria (over three years). (2009)

Sutiazhnik Public Association (Ekaterinburg, Russia)
$300,000 in support of a project entitled, Strategic Implementation of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in Russian Courts (over three years). (2009)

Uganda Victim Foundation (Lira, Uganda)
$75,000 to encourage adherence to international standards in codes and laws for victims' access to justice and reparation. (2009)

Ugandan Coalition for the International Criminal Court (Kampala, Uganda)
$225,000 to conduct outreach and build capacity in Uganda on the International Criminal Court (over two years). (2009)

United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (Geneva, Switzerland)
$250,000 in support of the human rights case database project. (2009)

University of California, Berkeley Human Rights Center (Berkeley, California)
$727,500 in support of general operations (over three years). (2009)

University of Minnesota Human Rights Center (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
$150,000 in support of the Russian Human Rights Library (over two years). (2009)

University of the Witwatersrand School of Law (Johannesburg, South Africa)
$50,000 to convene a conference on Africa and the Future of International Criminal Justice. (2009)

West African Network for Peacebuilding (Accra, Ghana)
$75,000 to enhance collaboration among civil society organizations to prevent and mitigate conflict in West Africa and promote human security in the sub-region. (2009)

West Point Association of Graduates (West Point, New York)
$335,000 in support of the Center for the Rule of Law (over three years). (2009)

World Federalist Movement - Institute for Global Policy (New York, New York)
$350,000 to plan and implement a consultative conference on international criminal justice. (2009)

World Federalist Movement - Institute for Global Policy (New York, New York)
$212,000 to develop a three-year strategy for advancing international justice through the Coalition for the International Criminal Court. (2009)

World Federalist Movement - Institute for Global Policy (New York, New York)
$750,000 in support of the Coalition for the International Criminal Court (over two years). (2009)

Yale University School of Law (New Haven, Connecticut)
$250,000 to build capacity among public interest lawyers and advance reforms on juvenile justice and criminal procedure in China. (2009)

Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (Harare, Zimbabwe)
$75,000 to promote rule of law, good governance, and democracy in Zimbabwe through capacity-building of community human rights defenders. (2009)

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International Peace & Security

Through grants to policy research institutions worldwide, MacArthur aims to reduce global risks from nuclear weapons, foster security cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region and strengthen independent scientific advice on international security matters. More »

Number of Grants: 29

Arms Control Association (Washington, D.C.)
$450,000 to support education and outreach activities to reduce the dangers posed by nuclear weapons (over three years). (2009)

Brookings Institution (Washington, D.C.)
$300,000 to support a policy research and engagement project The Brookings Project on Arms Control, Non-Proliferation, and Disarmament. (2009)

Center for Arms Control, Energy and Environmental Studies (Moscow, Russia)
$165,109 to support a research and training program on Technical Aspects of Nuclear Disarmament and Nonproliferation (over three years). (2009)

Center for Strategic & International Studies (Washington, D.C.)
$600,000 to support policy research on international cooperation to respond to internal security challenges in Asia. (2009)

Centre for Security Analysis (Chennai, India)
$500,000 to support policy research on internal conflict in South Asia (over three years). (2009)

City College 21st Century Foundation (New York, New York)
$17,000 to support scholarship and analysis of the contributions to international peace and security during the term of Kofi Annan through the organization and publishing of his papers. (2009)

College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, Virginia)
$15,000 to support the policy research project, The Proliferation Paradox: Why Efforts to Reduce the Number of Nuclear States May Backfire. (2009)

Council on Foreign Relations (New York, New York)
$200,000 to research and identify politically and technically viable options for limiting uranium enrichment in Iran and other countries. (2009)

Dalpino, Catharin (Washington, D.C.)
$10,000 to support blogging to advance the field of Asian security studies. (2009)

Feng, Zhu (Beijing, China)
$10,000 to support blogging to advance the field of Asian security studies. (2009)

George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs (Washington, D.C.)
$300,000 to support policy research on shifts in power and identity in Asia (over three years). (2009)

Harris, Tobias (Somerville, Massachusetts)
$10,000 in support of blogging to advance the field of Asian security studies. (2009)

Harvard University Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
$800,000 in support of Managing the Atom, an interdisciplinary program of research and training to strengthen scientific advice on international security policy matters (over 18 months). (2009)

Henry L. Stimson Center (Washington, D.C.)
$175,000 to promote a cooperative nonproliferation environment in the Middle East. (2009)

Institute for Science and International Security (Washington, D.C.)
$250,000 to assess cases of illicit nuclear trade and determine effective ways to combat nuclear smuggling (over two years). (2009)

Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (New Delhi, India)
$450,000 to support policy research on Sino-Indian relations (over three years). (2009)

International Council for the Life Sciences (Washington, D.C.)
$250,000 to underwrite an interdisciplinary international forum that promotes biosecurity and biosafety standards and helps to assess biological risks to international security from the misuse of the life sciences (over one year). (2009)

International Institute for Strategic Studies (London, United Kingdom)
$250,000 to support cooperation to prevent nuclear proliferation and foster progress toward nuclear disarmament (over two years). (2009)

International Institute for Strategic Studies-US (Washington, D.C.)
$120,000 in support of the 2009-2011 Asia Security Summits (the Shangri-La Dialogue) and research on how small and medium powers in the Asia-Pacific are responding diplomatically and militarily to changes in power dynamics in the region (over three years). (2009)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Program in Science, Technology, and Society (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
$500,000 to support an interdisciplinary program of research and training to strengthen scientific advice on international security policy (over 22 months). (2009)

Nanyang Technological University S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (Singapore, Republic of Singapore)
$35,000 to support an event commemorating the launch of the Asia Security Initiative. (2009)

Ploughshares Fund (San Francisco, California)
$50,000 in support of the Peace and Security Funders Group (over two years). (2009)

Rajagopalan, Swarna (Chennai, India)
$10,000 to support blogging to advance the field of Asian security studies. (2009)

Roul, Animesh (New Delhi, India)
$10,000 to support blogging to advance the field of Asian security studies. (2009)

Stanford University Center for International Security and Cooperation (Stanford, California)
$550,000 to support the Peace and Cooperation in the Asian-Pacific Region project (over three years). (2009)

Tsinghua University Institute of International Studies (Beijing, China)
$225,000 in support of the "China Journal of International Politics" (over three years). (2009)

Union of Concerned Scientists (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
$250,000 to support activities to provide policymakers and the public with scientific information and analysis related to nuclear weapons, nuclear energy, missile defense and international space policy (over 22 months). (2009)

Vatikiotis, Michael (Singapore, Republic of Singapore)
$10,000 to support blogging to advance the field of Asian security studies. (2009)

WGBH Educational Foundation Frontline (Boston, Massachusetts)
$100,000 in support of FRONTLINE/World reporting on Asian security issues. (2009)

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Master's in Development Practice

The challenges of poverty, population, health, conservation, and human rights around the world are interconnected, requiring sustained and comprehensive interventions. Recognizing the need for a new approach, MacArthur is supporting the first global initiative to provide rigorous, cross-disciplinary professional training for future leaders in sustainable development. More »

Number of Grants: 14

BRAC University (Dhaka, Bangladesh)
$200,000 in support of creating a Master's in Development Practice degree program. (2009)

Emory University (Atlanta, Georgia)
$900,000 to develop a Masters in Development Practice degree program offered within the Emory University Graduate School (over 42 months). (2009)

James Cook University (Townsville, Australia)
$900,000 to develop a Masters in Development Practice degree program (over three years). (2009)

School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University (Beijing, China)
$900,000 to develop a Masters in Development Practice degree program (over three years). (2009)

TERI University (New Delhi, India)
$900,000 to create a Masters in Development Practice degree program (over three years). (2009)

Trinity College Dublin (Dublin, Ireland)
$900,000 to create a joint Masters in Development Practice degree program with University College Dublin (over 42 months). (2009)

Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (Turrialba, Costa Rica)
$200,000 to create a Master's in Development Practice degree program (over two years). (2009)

Universite Cheikh Anta Diop De Dakar (Dakar, Senegal)
$900,000 to create a Masters in Development Practice degree program through the faculties of Economics and Management, Natural Sciences, Medicine, and Arts and Human Sciences (over three years). (2009)

University of Botswana (Gaborone, Botswana)
$330,000 to develop a joint Masters in Development Practice degree program with the University of Florida (over three years). (2009)

University of California, Davis (Davis, California)
$200,000 to create a Master's in Development Practice degree program within the College of Agriculture and Environmental Science (over three years). (2009)

University of Florida (Gainesville, Florida)
$970,000 to develop a joint Masters in Development Practice degree program with University of Botswana (over four years). (2009)

University of Ibadan - Nigeria (Ibadan, Nigeria)
$900,000 to create a Masters in Development Practice degree program (over four years). (2009)

University of Peradeniya (Peradeniya, Sri Lanka)
$200,000 to create a Master's in Development Practice degree program (over two years). (2009)

University of Waterloo University Development (Waterloo, Canada)
$200,000 to create a Master's in Development Practice degree program (over two years). (2009)

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Population & Reproductive Health

The Foundation's population and reproductive health grantmaking seeks to reduce maternal death and illness and to advance the sexual and reproductive health and rights of young people, with a special focus on Mexico, Nigeria and India, where the Foundation has offices. More »

Number of Grants: 52

Catholics For Choice (Washington, D.C.)
$175,000 in support of general operations. (2009)

Catolicas por el Derecho a Decidir (Mexico City, Mexico)
$300,000 to improve the implementation at the state level of federal policy that promotes young people's sexual and reproductive health and rights in Mexico (over three years). (2009)

Center for Communication and Reproductive Health Services (Bida, Nigeria)
$250,000 to strengthen the Family Life and Health Education project in Niger State through a comprehensive pre-training strategy (over three years). (2009)

Center for Reproductive Rights (New York, New York)
$300,000 in support of general operations. (2009)

Centre for Development and Population Activities (Washington, D.C.)
$260,000 to support the White Ribbon Alliance for advocacy to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity in India and the state of Rajasthan (over two years). (2009)

Centre for Development and Population Activities (Washington, D.C.)
$270,000 to accelerate efforts to save mothers' lives through task shifting of human resources for health and integrated ambulance services. (2009)

Centre for Women Studies and Intervention (Garki, Nigeria)
$25,000 to conduct and disseminate research on harmful traditional practices. (2009)

CHETNA Centre for Health Education, Training and Nutrition Awareness Nehru Foundation for Development (Ahmedabad, India)
$250,000 to deliver sexual and reproductive health information and services to young people in the state of Gujarat (over three years). (2009)

Columbia University Earth Institute (New York, New York)
$1,000,000 to incorporate sexual and reproductive health into African national development strategies and the Millennium Villages, and to scale up misoprostol use (over two years). (2009)

Council on Foreign Relations (New York, New York)
$90,000 to promote maternal health as a strategic component of U.S. foreign policy. (2009)

Democracia y Sexualidad (Mexico City, Mexico)
$240,000 to increase access to comprehensive sexuality education among adolescents in Mexico (over three years). (2009)

Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung German Foundation for World Population (Hannover, Germany)
$160,000 to raise awareness and build capacity related to European resource allocation for maternal and reproductive health. (2009)

EngenderHealth (New York, New York)
$250,000 in support of general operations. (2009)

Equidad de Genero Ciudadania, Trabajo y Familia (Mexico City, Mexico)
$250,000 to promote Millennium Development Goal Five to decrease maternal mortality (over three years). (2009)

European NGOs for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Population and Development (Brussels, Belgium)
$200,000 to increase the effectiveness of member organizations in advancing support for sexual and reproductive health and rights (over two years). (2009)

Family Care International (New York, New York)
$420,000 to disseminate evidence on strategies to improve maternal health. (2009)

Fundacion Mexicana Para la Planeacion Familiar (Mexico City, Mexico)
$250,000 to scale-up a model to promote the sexual and reproductive health of rural and indigenous young people in Oaxaca and Guerrero (over three years). (2009)

Funders Network on Population, Reproductive Health and Rights (Rockville, Maryland)
$150,000 in support of general operations (over three years). (2009)

Global Health Council (Washington, D.C.)
$350,000 in support of maternal health advocacy activities (over three years). (2009)

Health Management and Research Institute (Hyderabad, India)
$450,000 to deliver maternal health services to women in a tribal area in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India. (2009)

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (Ahmedabad, India)
$190,000 to evaluate two government programs that aim to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity by promoting institutional delivery in the states of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. (2009)

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (Bangalore, India)
$200,000 to support a project on maternal mortality and morbidity in the state of Karnataka in India (over two years). (2009)

Indian School of Business (Hyderabad, India)
$36,000 to develop and disseminate documentation and case studies on innovations in maternal health in India. (2009)

Informacion y Diseño Educativos para Acciones Saludables (Mexico City, Mexico)
$250,000 to scale up a sexual and reproductive health and rights model for rural indigenous youth (over three years). (2009)

Instituto de Liderazgo Simone de Beauvoir (Mexico, Mexico)
$80,000 to integrate maternal health promotion strategies into the public municipal women's institutes in three states, Chiapas, Guerrero and Oaxaca. (2009)

Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica National Institute of Public Health (Cuernavaca, Mexico)
$65,000 to research and make policy recommendations on handling obstetric emergencies in health centers in Guerrero and Chiapas (over 18 months). (2009)

International Center for Research on Women (Washington, D.C.)
$180,000 to conduct a comparative analysis and disseminate the multi-country study on men and reproductive health. (2009)

International Planned Parenthood Federation (London, United Kingdom)
$300,000 to support a series of meetings on assessing progress of the ICPD Program of Action and the Millennium Development Goal #5. (2009)

International Planned Parenthood Federation Western Hemisphere Region (New York, New York)
$500,000 to support international and national advocacy to increase resources for sexual and reproductive health and rights (over three years). (2009)

International Rescue Committee Women's Refugee Commission (New York, New York)
$300,000 to bridge the gap in reproductive health interventions for displaced women and girls (over two years). (2009)

Ipas (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)
$500,000 to increase access to post-abortion care services in Nigeria (over three years). (2009)

K'inal Antsetik (Mexico City, Mexico)
$210,000 to scale up a model for community based maternal mortality prevention strategies in Mexico (over three years). (2009)

Karuna Trust (Bangalore, India)
$400,000 to scale up a public-private partnership model of delivering maternal and reproductive health services in India (over three years). (2009)

Mexico National Safe Motherhood Committee Comite Promotor Por Una Maternidad Sin Riesgos En Mexico (San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico)
$350,000 to support efforts to decrease maternal mortality in Mexico (over three years). (2009)

National Commission on Colleges of Education (Abuja, Nigeria)
$250,000 to train pre-service teachers in colleges of education (over three years). (2009)

Nueve Lunas (Oaxaca, Mexico)
$180,000 to improve the delivery of skilled attendance at birth in rural indigenous areas of Oaxaca and generating support for midwifery training systems (over two years). (2009)

OneWorld UK (London, United Kingdom)
$525,000 in support of the Learning About Living project in Nigeria (over three years). (2009)

Pathfinder International (Watertown, Massachusetts)
$165,000 to improve maternal health in Nigeria (over 18 months). (2009)

Pathfinder International (Watertown, Massachusetts)
$365,000 to strengthen reproductive health care services in refugee and displaced persons camps (over two years). (2009)

Planet Care/Global Health Access Program (Berkeley, California)
$33,964 to pilot and document effects of a project to increase access to reproductive and child health services by internally displaced persons (over 30 months). (2009)

Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (Seattle, Washington)
$400,000 to support the manufacture and scale-up of the AntiShock Garment for postpartum hemorrhage treatment. (2009)

Public Health Foundation of India (New Delhi, India)
$500,000 to prepare and disseminate case studies of maternal health and youth reproductive health innovations in India (over two years). (2009)

Seva Mandir (Udaipur, India)
$150,000 to support a comprehensive community-based project to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity in the Udaipur and Rajsamand districts of rural Rajasthan (over three years). (2009)

Society for Education, Action & Research in Community Health (Maharashtra, India)
$550,000 to research and demonstrate a program on reducing maternal mortality and morbidity and promote young people's sexual and reproductive health in Maharashtra (over three years). (2009)

Socio Legal Information Centre (New Delhi, India)
$250,000 to support a legal advocacy program on maternal mortality and morbidity, and young people's sexual and reproductive health and rights in India (over three years). (2009)

Unidad de Atencion Sicologica, Sexologica y Educativa para el Crecimiento Personal (Merida, Mexico)
$100,000 to scale-up a model of reproductive and sexual health services for young people (over two years). (2009)

University of Aberdeen (Aberdeen, United Kingdom)
$130,000 to support the first phase of a project investigating the effectiveness of infection control practices for reducing maternal deaths from sepsis. (2009)

University of Aberdeen (Aberdeen, United Kingdom)
$500,000 to research infection control practices for reducing maternal deaths and for initial development of a journal on maternal and newborn health (over three years). (2009)

White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood, Global Secretariat (Washington, D.C.)
$400,000 in support of general operations. (2009)

William A. Haseltine Foundation for Medical Sciences and the Arts (Washington, D.C.)
$54,000 to develop and disseminate documentation and case studies on innovations in maternal health in India. (2009)

Women's Health and Action Research Centre (Benin City, Nigeria)
$250,000 in support of research to improve policies and programs for promoting maternal health in six states of Nigeria (over three years). (2009)

World Health Organization (Geneva, Switzerland)
$440,000 to strengthen institutional capacity to deliver reproductive and maternal health care in emergency humanitarian settings. (2009)

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