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Fund to Support Small Chicago Arts and Culture Organizations

MacArthur has announced the formation of two special funds designed to provide more than $6.5 million in grant support to small and mid-sized arts and cultural organizations. Read More

MacArthur Restores Cornice To Historic Marquette Building

The preservation project returns landmark skyscraper to original turn-of-the-century design. Read More

Susan E. Manske Named Vice President and Chief Investment Officer

Manske will have responsibility for management of the Foundation's approximately $3.7 billion endowment and be a member of the senior management team that advises the President on strategic and policy matters. Read More

$1.3 Million Grant Made to Metropolitan Mayors Caucus

MacArthur announces the grant in support over the next four years to help develop solutions to Chicago's regional issues, including transportation and education funding reform. Read More

$3.2 million to Efforts to Improve Juvenile Justice System

MacArthur has announced six grants totaling $3.2 million in support of efforts to improve the juvenile justice system nationwide. Read More

Supporting Improved Access to Mental Health Care

MacArthur has announced two grants totaling nearly $5.5 million in support of efforts to improve access to effective mental health services. Read More

$1.5 Million in Grants to Support Human Rights Network in Russia

Grants will support both Moscow-based groups that can serve as network hubs as well as leading human rights organizations in 13 regions across Russia. Read More

$125,000 for Persian Gulf Communications And Cooperation Efforts

MacArthur has announced a grant to Columbia University's School of International Public Affairs in support of Gulf/2000, a web-based project that promotes international dialogue on issues relating to security in the Persian Gulf. Read More

Aspen Institute Congressional Seminars Receives $1.5 Million

The MacArthur grant will support the cost of seminars for members of Congress on issues related to international affairs. Read More

Intellectual Property Rights and the Protection of the Public Domain

MacArthur has announced three grants totaling $760,000 made through its special funding initiative on intellectual property and the long-term protection of the public domain. Read More