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MacArthur Awards Grant Of $4.8 Million For Research On Socioeconomic Status And Health

MacArthur's award to the University of California at San Francisco will be used over the course of four years to identify pathways by which socioeconomic factors "get under the skin" to influence health. Read More

MacArthur Announces Nearly $3 Million In Support Of Chicago Public Housing Transformation

Seven grants awarded by MacArthur will help local groups implement the Chicago Housing Authority's Plan for Transformation. Read More

Grants to Advance Efforts In International Peace And Security

MacArthur has announced grants totaling more than $1.8 million to advance work in the development of cooperative security methods; efforts to limit the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction; and assisting in the development of ... Read More

Special Fund Related To Terrorist Attacks And Their Aftermath

MacArthur has awarded grants totaling more than $5 million to address issues related to the terrorist attacks of September 11 and their aftermath. Read More