Grantee Profile

Brookings Institution

Grants to Brookings Institution

  • $2,000,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 4 years)

    Policy Research

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Brookings Institution uses independent, fact-based research to generate recommendations to improve the governance of local, national and global communities. MacArthur has supported its work on various domestic and international issues: immigration, U.S. and global education, human rights, energy, global security, community development, nuclear proliferation, cities and metropolitan areas, foreign policy studies, and more. Along with a December 2013 International Programs companion grant, this grant contributes to the Second Century Campaign to increase Brookings' endowment, and establish an Endowed Metropolitan Policy Program Impact Fund.

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 1 year, 6 months)

    Migration

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — This grant to the Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program will support research on the implementation of the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which offers immigration status to certain undocumented youth. The project will analyze the behavior of immigrants eligible for DACA; the role of non-governmental organizations in identifying and assisting applicants; and the actions of the federal agency charged with implementing the program. Drawing on this data and analysis, the Metropolitan Policy Program will issue policy recommendations to guide future legalization programs for undocumented immigrants.

  • $1,000,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 5 years)

    Girls' Secondary Education in Developing Countries

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To endow partially the position of Center Director at the Center for Universal Education (over five years).

  • $650,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of general operations.

  • $450,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To support the Geopolitics and Scarcity: Energy and Resource Competition Among the Major and Rising Powers project (over two years).

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To establish the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs.

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Girls' Secondary Education in Developing Countries

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To support research and a task force to advance an agenda for secondary education in developing countries, with a focus on girls (over 18 months).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Brookings Institution $4,850,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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