MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

Continuing MacArthur's tradition of encouraging creativity and building effective institutions to help address some of the world's most challenging problems, these annual awards recognize exceptional Foundation grantees and help ensure their sustainability. Learn more

Nine Nonprofits Recognized for Exceptional Creativity and Effectiveness, Awarded Up to $1 Million Each

From tracking money in U.S. elections to protecting the vulnerable in Mexico to reinvigorating civics education, these extraordinary organizations are tackling some of the most difficult social challenges and achieving outsized impact. Read More

What's New


RT @ushahidi: Ushahidi V3 User Experience Testing

RT @BAVC: Join us on 4/29 at #WorkShift2020 for a game-changing conversation surrounding labor in #tech.

RT @GlassLabGames: @icivics' Argument Wars helps teach the difference between valid & invalid reasoning. Play it on #ela #gbl #impact

#MacAward recipient @VivaRoosevelt's new hub for student ideas aimed to impact public policy:

RT @WoodstockInst: Colleges can help students make financial decisions by fostering relationships w/ banks w/ safe options 4 students

New tool by #MacAward recipient @foresttrendsorg tracks corporate action on deforestation:

"3 Tips for Telling Stories That Move People to Action"

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Related Grantee: FrameWorks Institute
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