Grantee Profile

iCivics

Grants to iCivics

  • $750,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 4 years)

    MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — iCivics is a non-profit organization dedicated to reinvigorating civics learning through interactive and engaging online games. Founded by Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, iCivics is one of the most widely adopted civics curriculum in the country, serving more than 52,000 teachers and six million youth. Grant funds will be used to establish a revolving venture fund that will create capacity within the organization for ongoing innovation and financial sustainability, to strengthen fundraising capacity, and to equip a new Boston office.

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — iCivics is a non-profit organization dedicated to preparing young Americans to become knowledgeable, engaged 21st century citizens. Founded by Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, iCivics makes civic education relevant to a new generation of young people through video games and other classroom materials that encourage innovative teaching. iCivics will this grant to redesign its website and game platform, www.icivics.org, with the aim of reaching significantly more learners with high-quality civics education by better engaging the educators who facilitate their learning.

  • $280,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To design and develop the Our Courts project, an innovative learning environment to teach social studies, civic engagement, and 21st century skills.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded iCivics $1,280,000 between 2002 and 2014.

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