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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

More Than $2.3 Million Awarded as Part of Annual Research and Writing Grants Competition

The grants are intended to support projects that explore the development of improved understanding of key topics in global security and sustainability, as well as to strengthen the community of scholars engaged in work on these ... Read More

Grants to Support Chicago's Resident Leadership Engaged in Public Housing Transformation

MacArthur will support both the Greater Southwest Comunity Development Corporation and the Central Advisory Council to train and engage Chicagoans in housing issues. Read More

Intellectual Property Rights and Protection of the Public Domain

MacArthur has announced two grants totaling $850,000 made through its special funding initiative on intellectual property and the long-term protection of the public domain. Read More

MacArthur Announces $1.5 Million in Grants Related to International Criminal Court

The grants are all designed to advance the institutionalization of the International Criminal Court. Read More

MacArthur Makes $1 Million Grant to Lawyers Committee For Human Rights

The grant was made to support its work on major international human rights issues. Read More