In a recent speech promoting Russia’s new Law on Endowments, Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev praised the first seven institutions to register endowments in Russia. The seven include three MacArthur grantees – the European University at St. Petersburg, the New Economic School, and the Moscow State Institute of International Relations. While the Law on Endowments does not give tax breaks to donors, it does make contributions and interest earned on endowments tax-free for the recipient and should facilitate a surge of endowment-building in the nonprofit sector, including among educational and research institutions.
August 21, 2014 - From The Field
The LRNG Innovation Challenge aims to invest in teachers who find creative ways to create time and space for deeper learning and projects that stimulate student innovation and learning. Read More
July 27, 2014 - From The Field
This video provides an overview of STIR’s approach, which seeks to empower teachers to reimagine their role in leading change. Read More
June 26, 2014 - From The Field
A MacArthur-supported network of organizations building a new culture of credentialing and learning has committed to increase access to opportunities in education and the workforce using open badges to 10 million students and workers worldwide. Read More