News in “MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions”

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International Recipients of the 2007 MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

It is often small or emerging organizations that generate provocative ideas, reframe the debate, or provide new ways of looking at persistent problems. Read More
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MacArthur's Awards Reward Creativity in Individuals and Institutions

The MacArthur Foundation supports creative individuals each year through its Fellows Program. The Foundation also supports the growth and establishment of creative & effective institutions around the world through an annual award. Read More
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Vikram Patel of Sangath

Sangath, Goas largest and most successful health-related NGO, was one of eight recipients of the MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions in 2008. Read More
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Toby Herr of Project Match

Project Match, which helps low-income people overcome obstacles and build pathways to long-term employment in Chicago, was one of eight recipients of the MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions in 2008. Read More
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Jake Shapiro of Public Radio Exchange

Public Radio Exchange, which provides independently-produced audio programming to public radio stations for broadcast and online use, was one of eight recipients of the MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions in 2008. Read More
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Igor Sholokhov of Kazan Human Rights Center

Kazan Human Rights Center, which works in Russia to strengthen the rule of law, combat human rights violations, raise rights awareness, and strengthen civil society, was one of eight recipients of the MacArthur Award for Creative ... Read More
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Fenosoa Andriamahenina of the Tany Meva Foundation

The Tany Meva Foundation, Madagascar's first environmental foundation, was one of eight recipients of the MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions in 2008. Read More
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Chino Edmund Obiagwu of Legal Defence and Assistance Project

The Legal Defence and Assistance Project, which advocates for prisoners' rights in Nigeria, was one of eight recipients of the MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions in 2008. Read More
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Abel Barrera Hernández of Tlachinollan, Centro de Derechos Humanos de la Montaña

Tlachinollan, Centro de DerechosHumanos de la Montaña, was a recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions in 2007. The award recognizes a group of small non-profits each year with up to $500 ... Read More

Remarks by Jonathan F. Fanton at the Awards Ceremony for Recipients of the MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton recognizes the eight diverse organizations awarded the 2008 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. Read More
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Pankaj Shah, SEWA Rural

Pankaj Shah, SEWA Rural, 2007 recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions. Read More
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Malcolm Bush, Woodstock Institute

Malcolm Bush, Woodstock Institute, 2007 recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions. Read More
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Pralad Yonzon, Resources Himalaya Foundation

Pralad Yonzon, Resources Himalaya Foundation, 2007 recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions. Read More
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Adenike O. Esiet, Action Health Incorporated

Adenike O. Esiet, Action Health Incorporated, 2007 recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions. Read More
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Olga Sidorovich, Institute of Law & Public Policy

Olga Sidorovich, Institute of Law & Public Policy, 2007 recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions. Read More

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