Grantee Profile

National Security Archive Fund

Grants to National Security Archive Fund

  • $1,500,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 3 years)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — An independent non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University, The National Security Archive maintains the world's largest non-governmental collection of declassified documents (obtained through the Freedom of Information Act) and combines a range of functions including investigative journalism, research, and public interest law. MacArthur funding will support the Archive's work on the use of declassified government documents in advancing international human rights and nuclear security through the Human Rights Evidence Project; the Genocide Prevention Project; the Nunn-Lugar Project; and the Nuclear Security Documentation Project.

  • $900,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To support the International Human Rights Evidence Program (over three years).

  • $1,000,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of general operations (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded National Security Archive Fund $3,400,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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