Grantee Profile

Center for Responsible Lending

Grants to Center for Responsible Lending

  • $2,000,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Duration 4 years)

    MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

    DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA — The proposed grant will be used to build a permanent endowment so that CRL can continue its work in addressing the need for safe, sustainable credit products. Earnings on this endowment will allow the organization to engage in a strategic planning process, so that it may address both the current opportunity for implementation of the reforms from the Dodd-Frank bill and its changing role as watchdog for the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Community & Economic Development

    DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA — In support of research, policy analysis, and public education to curb predatory lending and to advance a comprehensive home foreclosure prevention and mitigation initiative in the City of Chicago (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Center for Responsible Lending $2,500,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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