Grantee Profile

Family Care International

Grants to Family Care International

  • $1,000,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — Family Care International is a US-based maternal health organization with country offices in Burkina Faso, Mali, Kenya, Bolivia, and Ecuador. The organization conducts evidence-based advocacy, provides technical assistance, carries out capacity strengthening and organizational and strategic development, and conducts research on maternal health issues. It also engages on young people's sexual and reproductive health, HIV, and other related reproductive health topics. MACEI funds will be used to establish a cash reserve and to update the financial management system. These activities will improve FCI's overall stability, efficiency, and sustainability in the long-term.

  • $350,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Duration 3 years)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To strengthen accountability mechanisms for maternal health programs in Latin America (over three years).

  • $420,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To disseminate evidence on strategies to improve maternal health.

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — In support of a longitudinal study on the costs and consequences of maternal death and morbidity, and global advocacy efforts to build political will for Millennium Development Goal #5 (over three years).

  • $30,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To translate recently published articles on maternal mortality into Spanish and disseminate them in Mexico and Latin America.

  • $50,000Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — In support of creating educational materials to illustrate the relationship between reproductive health and achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (over sixteen months).

  • $65,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To assess the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development Programme of Action.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Family Care International $2,415,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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