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Macarthur Awards $1 Million to International Crisis Group

MacArthur  has announced a $1 million grant over three years to the International Crisis Group (ICG) for world-wide efforts to prevent and resolve deadly conflict. "As a result of humanitarian disasters in Rwanda, Bosnia, East Timor ... Read More

Protecting the Biodiversity of Madagascar

MacArthur has announced four grants totaling $1.6 million in support of conservation and sustainable development efforts in Madagascar. Read More

Public Radio Exchange Receives $350,000 Grant

MacArthur has made a grant to the Station Resource Group in support of a new Internet-based service, Public Radio Exchange that links producers to public radio stations and listeners throughout the country. Read More

More Than $1.5 Million in Support of Human Rights in Russia

MacArthur has announced six grants totaling more than $1.5 million in support of six Moscow-based organizations that serve as network hubs for local and regional human rights work in 13 regions across Russia. Read More

Sixty-Five Grants To Chicago Arts And Cultural Organizations

The first round of grants made through the MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation and the Prince Charitable Trusts have been made to 65 Chicago area arts and cultural organizations ... Read More

Effort to Preserve Affordable Rental Housing

MacArthur has announced a 10-year, $50 million effort to preserve and improve the nation's supply of affordable rental housing. Read More

More Than $2.2 Million in Research and Writing Grants in 2003

MacArthur has announced support of 29 projects as part of its annual Research and Writing Grants Competition, which focused on"Migration and Refugees" and "Technological Change and Global Security." Read More

$150,000 Grant to Support Radio Bilingue

Radio Bilinge is a California-based public radio network whose broadcasts address the needs and reflect the aspirations and culture of the Latino community in the U.S. Read More

Conservation and Sustainable Development Projects in the Northern Andes Region

MacArthur has announced 14 grants totaling more than $3.6 million in support of conservation and sustainable development projects in the tropical Northern Andes region of Ecuador and Colombia. Read More

Efforts to Reduce Maternal Mortality and Improve Young People's Reproductive Health in Mexico and India

MacArthur has made 11 grants totaling more than $1.9 million to organizations working to reduce maternal mortality and improve young people's access to information and services. Read More