Grantee Profile

Heartland Alliance for Human Needs and Human Rights

Grants to Heartland Alliance for Human Needs and Human Rights

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 1 year, 11 months)

    Human Rights

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — The Heartland Alliance’s Global Initiative for Sexuality and Human Rights is set up to strengthen local human rights movements capable of promoting and protecting the human rights of all persons, regardless of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity. The proposed support will strengthen the promotion of and protection for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons living in Nigeria.

  • $45,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of the Human Rights and Organizational Leadership Development Program in Chicago.

  • $100,000

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of work in Chicago with people displaced by Hurricane Katrina.

  • $35,000

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of general operations for policy and research work of the Mid-America Institute on Poverty.

  • $75,000

    2001 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of the Midwest Immigrant and Human Rights Center, which has increased its services in the wake of the terrorist attacks.

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2001 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support research and advocacy on state and local poverty issues (over two years).

  • $190,110Active Strategy

    2000 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support the Regional Human Rights Initiative (over two years).

  • $65,000Active Strategy

    2000 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To ensure that employment and training programs funded under the 1998 Workforce Investment Act promote the success of hard-to-employ individuals.

  • $29,000

    2000 (Inactive Grant)

    What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To assess a pilot project for welfare recipients relocating from public housing to jobs and housing in the private market.

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    1999 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support research and advocacy on state and local poverty issues (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Heartland Alliance for Human Needs and Human Rights $1,189,110 between 1978 and 2016.

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