Grantee Profile

Temple University

Grants to Temple University

  • $3,000,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA — To support a longitudinal study on the differential effects of informal vs. formal processing in the juvenile justice system on the behavior and development of first-time juvenile offenders (over three years).

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA — To oversee and coordinate the design and implementation of research activities related to Models for Change (over two years).

  • $2,655,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA — In support of a project to oversee and coordinate the design and implementation of research activities related to the Models for Change initiative (over two years).

  • $600,000

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA — In support of a project on copyright and fair use for media literacy (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Temple University $6,755,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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