Grantee Profile

University of Washington Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs

Grants to University of Washington Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs

  • $650,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 3 years)

    Policy Research

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — Founded as an outgrowth of the Foundation's support of the Benefit-Cost Analysis Center of the Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington-Seattle, the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis is an international group of practitioners, academics, and others working to improve the theory and application of benefit-cost analysis. It will use this grant for two types of activities: strengthening the Society's operational infrastructure by hiring an executive director and developing a strategic business plan; and sponsoring three annual Social Benefit-Cost Analysis Conferences for the intellectual and professional development of its members and the larger field.

  • $600,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — In support of the Center for Benefit-Cost Analysis (over four years).

  • $600,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — In support of three annual Conferences on Benefit-Cost Analysis (over three years).

  • $285,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — To develop and promote standards and principles for benefit-cost analysis of social programs (over 18 months).

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — In support of a conference on cost-benefit analysis in social policy decision-making.

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — To help establish a virtual Center for Benefit-Cost Analysis (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded University of Washington Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs $2,535,000 between 2003 and 2014.