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Support for Independent Universities in Russia and Region

MacArthur has awarded five grants totaling more than $5 million in support of three independent universities in Russia and to help move the operations of the European Humanities University from Belarus, Read More

Human Rights, Higher Education and Young Peoples Reproductive Health in Nigeria

MacArthur has announced 13 grants totaling more than $9 million to promote human rights, strengthen higher education, and advance young peoples reproductive health and rights in Nigeria. Read More

Three Grants to Help Reduce Maternal Mortality in India

MacArthur has awarded three grants totaling $800,000 to help reduce maternal mortality and improve young peoples access to information and services about reproductive and sexual health and rights in India. Read More

Biodiversity Conservation in the Caribbean

MacArthur has announced 13 grants totaling more than $3.2 million in support of biodiversity conservation work in the islands of the Caribbean. Read More

$1.5 Million to CARE for Relief Efforts

MacArthur has awarded a grant of $1.5 million to CARE International that will be used for disaster relief and reconstruction in South Asia and regions of Africa. Read More

Craig Wacker Named Program Officer in Human and Community Development

In this position, Wacker will be responsible for several aspects of the programs grantmaking related to juvenile justice, education policy, and program-wide issues of measurement. Read More

Kevin Drucker Named Senior Quantitative Analyst

Kevin Drucker has been named Senior Quantitative Analyst for the Investment Department of MacArthur. Read More

$2.5 Million Grant to the Federation of American Scientists

MacArthur has announced a grant of $2.5 million to the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) for policy research and activities to provide scientific expertise to policymakers in areas of critical national importance. Read More

$1.9 Million Awarded for MacArthur Research and Writing Grants Competition

MacArthur has awarded $1.9 million in support of 26 projects as part of the final round of its Research and Writing Grants Competition. Read More

Addressing Challenges Facing Metropolitan Regions

MacArthur has announced two grants totaling $1.4 million in support of research efforts to help local, state and regional policymakers and other civic and business leaders address challenges facing their metropolitan regions. Read More