Grantee Profile

Population Council

Grants to Population Council

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 3 years)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — This grant will allow the Population Council to add a greater focus on reproductive health to its program of action-research, or "operations research," aimed at increasing the evidence about what works to improve the lives and health of adolescent girls in the global South. In addition, the Council will update a monograph on addressing the needs of adolescents aged 10-14, and will disseminate the resulting product through events and social media.

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 1 year, 6 months)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — Population Council staff will work with the United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) to test models offering comprehensive responses to sexual violence in conflict, post-conflict, and refugee settings. The results will be used to inform UNHCR's strategy against sexual and gender-based violence.

  • $225,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 2 years)

    Girls' Secondary Education in Developing Countries

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — The Population Council, along with local partner organizations, will design, pilot and test an intervention in the state of Gujarat in India that seeks to increase girls' transition to secondary education and improve learning outcomes through a program of mobilizing parents and communities using public campaigns and mobile phone technology.

  • $115,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — The Population Council proposes research that focuses on enabling a better understanding of the determinants of sexual and reproductive health behaviors and practices that take place among young people as they transition into adulthood. The project builds on data and insights obtained from a research project previously conducted by the International Institute for Population Sciences and the Population Council, namely, the "Youth in India: Situation and Needs" study. This follow-up survey, which will be conducted in the state of Rajasthan, seeks to provide more evidence-based lessons for programs and policies intended to advance young people's sexual and reproductive health and rights.

  • $2,200,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To advance maternal and young people's reproductive health in India, Nigeria, Mexico, and globally (over three years).

  • $275,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To support a pilot project to address postpartum hemorrhage at the community level in the Amhara region of Ethiopia (over two years).

  • $2,400,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — In support of research, evidence-based interventions, and policy activities on maternal mortality and young people's sexual and reproductive health and rights in India, Mexico, Nigeria and globally (over three years).

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To support The Protective Role of Education in Humanitarian Emergencies project (over two years).

  • $100,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — In support of a program to develop leadership skills of individuals working in reproductive and sexual health, especially in areas of young people and maternal mortality and morbidity in India.

  • $1,600,000Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — In support of programs on reducing maternal mortality and advancing young people's reproductive health in Mexico, India, and globally (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Population Council $8,065,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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