The worldwide response to the destruction caused by the earthquake and tsunamis in the Indian Ocean has been as heartening as the images from the region are tragic. Like that of so many people and institutions ... Read More
Noting civil society's importance to democracy, MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton argues that America's independent sector must increase its international activity, especially in support of civil society abroad. Read More
The MacArthur Foundation is pleased to introduce this monthly electronic newsletter. Foundations are fortunate to have access to vast networks of information and thanks to new technologies, we can do a much better job of making ... Read More
MacArthur has announced a $1 million grant over three years to the International Crisis Group (ICG) for world-wide efforts to prevent and resolve deadly conflict.
"As a result of humanitarian disasters in Rwanda, Bosnia, East Timor ... Read More
MacArthur has announced six grants totaling more than $1.5 million in support of six Moscow-based organizations that serve as network hubs for local and regional human rights work in 13 regions across Russia. Read More
MacArthur has announced three grants totaling $3.5 million in support of three major institutions working to protect the civil rights and civil liberties of individuals living in the United States.
The grants totaling $460,000 will support both Moscow-based human rights organizations that can serve as hubs to the network and regional human rights ombudsmen or commissions in 13 regions across Russia. Read More
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton argues that civil society - a robust set of non-governmental organizations free to associate and oppose government policies - serves as a powerful antidote against terrorism Read More