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

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America’s First Investigative Public Radio Show

The show will feature investigative stories with a focus on informing the public about the actions of governments, businesses, and communities out of public view. Read More

"Rebooting Social Science"

Harvard Magazine
Related Grantee: Tobin Project
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"StoryCorps Looks To Record Disability Experience"

Disability Scoop
Related Grantee: StoryCorps
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Ethiopian Government Uses Commercial Spyware to Monitor Journalists, Advocates

A report from The Citizen Lab, a 2014 recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, exposes the Ethiopian government’s use of commercial spyware to hack into the computers of journalists in the ... Read More
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Foreign Use of U.S. Internet Servers in Cyber-spying

An Italian computer spyware firm, Hacking Team, whose tools foreign governments allegedly have used to spy on dissidents and journalists, relies heavily on the servers of U.S. Internet companies, according to a new report from ... Read More