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Awarding $10 Million to Help Strengthen Chicago Organizations and Prevent Violence

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Eight Bold Solutions to Compete for $100 Million Grant

Proposals address challenges ranging from eliminating needless blindness to educating children displaced by conflict, in places from Nigeria to Nepal to the United States.

Meet the 2016 MacArthur Fellows

23 Extraordinarily Creative People Who Inspire Us All
Joyce J. Scott
Jewelry Maker and Sculptor
Perspectives - Tara Magner
Chicago Responds to Federal Immigration Orders
Nuclear Challenges
Awarding $4.4 Million to Reduce Nuclear Risks
On Nigeria
Nearly $9 Million to Advance Accountability and Reduce Corruption in Nigeria
Daniel Huttenlocher Elected to Chair MacArthur Board of Directors
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