2018 MacArthur Fellows

25 Extraordinarily Creative People Who Inspire Us All

What We Do
Supporting creative people, effective institutions, and influential networks building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world.
How We Work
Carrying out our work with a sense of urgency and flexible approaches that enable us to apply what we are learning.
What We're Learning
Sharing the results of our grantmaking and the lessons we learn as we carry out our work.
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Safety and Justice Challenge Expands to 52 Cities, Counties

$22 million in additional grants will help reduce over-incarceration by changing the way America thinks about and uses jails.

Chicago Commitment
Supporting Chicago’s Immigrant and Refugee Communities
Climate Solutions
$20 Million in Climate Grants to China and India
Chicago Stories
There Grows the Neighborhood
100&Change
Perspectives on Finding and Funding Bold Ideas
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40 Years, 40 Stories

Spotlighting the impact and accomplishments of our grantees, partners, and initiatives

Meet the 2018 MacArthur Fellows

25 Extraordinarily Creative People Who Inspire Us All
Matthew Aucoin
Composer and Conductor
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