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Helping States Make Informed Policy Choices

Results First, a joint initiative of MacArthur and the Pew Center on the States, is helping states assess the costs and benefits of policy options and use that data to make decisions based on the results. Read More
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Marquette Building Commits to Reduce Energy Use

The MacArthur-owned Marquette Building commits to reduce energy consumption by 20%, as part of city’s Retrofit Chicago’s Commercial Buildings Initiative. Read More
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Building Successful Neighborhoods

From the Urban Institute's What Works Collaborative, this report lays out a research agenda on neighborhood policy. Read More

Foundations Award $3.5 Million to PBS NewsHour

The funding will enable travel across the country for reporting from the field and will support the Digital Election Data Center, a tool for viewers to follow the election. Read More

Harvard Law Dean, Inter-American Development Bank Executive Join MacArthur Board

Julie T. Katzman, Executive Vice President of the Inter-American Development Bank, and Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow have been elected to serve on the MacArthur Foundation Board of Directors. Read More
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New Book Examines Housing and Our Aging Population

In Independent for Life, experts offers ideas to facilitate efficient housing for the country’s aging population. Read More

Making an Impact on the Job

A Net Impact report examines what workers value in a job. Read More

Seminar Series Addresses U.S. Foreign and Defense Policy Issues

With MacArthur support, the series “Informing the National Security Agenda” is organized in conjunction with the American Enterprise Institute and the New America Foundation. Read More

Most Young Adults Receive Significant Financial Assistance from Family

Research finds that most young adults receive financial assistance from their family and that the average annual transfers is roughly $7,500. Read More
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PRI Makers Network and More for Mission Join to Become Mission Investors Exchange

A new organization, Mission Investors Exchange, provides a resource for foundations and other organizations that use investments as tools for achieving their philanthropic goals. Read More

Bringing Culture-Specific Juvenile Justice Programs to Tribal Communities

Juvenile justice advocates at the University of Washington, part of MacArthur’s Models for Change initiative, will use a “cultural enhancement” model to bring evidence-based practices to Native American communities. Read More
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Reports Find Job Creation Potential in Energy Efficiency

Two recent studies by the Institute for Market Transformation, a MacArthur grantee, predict that new energy disclosure policies will drive competition to improve buildings’ energy ratings, leading to more jobs. Read More

HUD Helps MacArthur Grantees Improve Rental Buildings’ Energy Usage

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded over $8.5 million in Energy Innovation Funds to four grantees working to preserve affordable rental housing. Read More
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Learning Labs in Libraries and Museums: Now Accepting Grant Applications

The Institute of Museum and Library Services is now accepting applications for its MacArthur-supported Learning Labs grant program. Read More

Housing Expert Forum

This monthly online forum is intended to foster interactive and substantive discussion about pressing housing issues. Read More