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$1.3 Million Grant Made to Metropolitan Mayors Caucus

MacArthur announces the grant in support over the next four years to help develop solutions to Chicago's regional issues, including transportation and education funding reform. Read More

$3.2 million to Efforts to Improve Juvenile Justice System

MacArthur has announced six grants totaling $3.2 million in support of efforts to improve the juvenile justice system nationwide. Read More

More Than $2.3 Million Awarded as Part of Annual Research and Writing Grants Competition

The grants are intended to support projects that explore the development of improved understanding of key topics in global security and sustainability, as well as to strengthen the community of scholars engaged in work on these ... Read More

Intellectual Property Rights and Protection of the Public Domain

MacArthur has announced two grants totaling $850,000 made through its special funding initiative on intellectual property and the long-term protection of the public domain. Read More

Economics Graduate Program In Sub-Saharan Africa

MacArthur has announced a grant of $450,000 over three years to the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) based in Nairobi, Kenya, to establish a collaborative doctoral program in economics at four African universities. Read More

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton about Strengthening Higher Education in Nigeria

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton relates the Foundation's interest in higher education in Nigeria. Read More

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton about the Formation of Scholars at Risk Network, The University of Chicago

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton discusses the importance of academic freedom as a prerequisite to democracy and challenges universities to take the lead in advocating for it. Read More

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at a Press Briefing About the Partnership for Higher Education in Africa, New York, NY

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton discusses the Foundation's plans to make grants four Nigerian universities in support of higher education in Africa. Read More

Remarks from Jonathan Fanton on Civic Responsibility

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton calls on U.S. institutions of higher learning to bring education about civic engagement closer to the core of the college experience. Read More