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MacArthur Awards $13.4 Million to Study and Support Enhanced Nuclear Security

Much of the new funding will help to train and support an elite group of nuclear experts to make policy recommendations for preventing nuclear terrorism and enhancing nuclear non-proliferation. Read More

International Panel on Fissile Materials Launches Blog

MacArthur grantee the International Panel on Fissile Materials has launched a new blog that provides news and analysis of military and civilian stockpiles of highly enriched uranium and plutonium, key materials in nuclear weapons. Read More

How Housing Matters to Families & Communities 2009 Grant Recipients

Columbia (2009) Cornell (2009) Johns Hopkins (2009) Ohio State (2009) Princeton (2009) RAND-Inclusionary Zoning and Schools (2009) St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto (2009) University of Illinois at Chicago (2009) University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana (2009) University ... Read More

Competitive Grants Competition Awards $6 Million to 13 Housing Research Projects

The projects will produce a base of empirical evidence to show how housing affects children’s cognitive, emotional, and behavioral development and how housing choices shape the economic, physical, and emotional well-being of adults. Read More

Report on Global Fissile Material

A new report by the International Panel on Fissile Materials offers an annual review of global nuclear weapons stockpiles, production, and elimination, providing necessary context for a path to nuclear disarmament. Read More

$8 Million in Support to Expand Pool of Science and Security Experts

MacArthur announced four grants totaling nearly $8 million to Carnegie Mellon, Cornell and Princeton universities and the Georgia Institute of Technology Read More

"Private Philanthropy and the Public Good" Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at the American Academy in Berlin's Stephen Kellen Lecture

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton argues that foundations are at their best when promoting pluralism of thought and action through support for basic research and experimentation with various models of change. Read More

Protecting the Biodiversity of Madagascar

MacArthur has announced ten grants totaling more than $2.8 million in support of conservation and sustainable development efforts in Madagascar. Read More

MacArthur Launches $50 Million Science, Technology and Security Initiative

MacArthur will commit more than $50 million over the next six years to engage scientists and engineers at leading universities and research facilities in the U.S. and internationally in efforts to help reduce the threat ... Read More