Grantee Profile

University of Washington

Grants to University of Washington

  • $300,000

    2014 (Duration 2 years)

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

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — The University of Washington’s eScience Institute works to advance the tools and techniques of data science and their application to a broad range of fields. This grant supports eScience’s effort to develop a network of collaborations among researchers, industry partners, and Seattle area city and state policymakers: a Seattle Metro Consortium for Urban Data Science. This interdisciplinary applied research collaboration aims to identify new ways to apply data and information technologies to solve urban problems.

  • $100,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — To research how digital media use affects young people's civic engagement.

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — To support research on the effect of digital media use on young people's civic engagement.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded University of Washington $650,000 between 1983 and 2015.

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