Grantee Profile

Northwestern University

Grants to Northwestern University

  • $270,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    EVANSTON, ILLINOIS — Northwestern University’s Professor Benjamin Page will work with NORC at the University of Chicago to design a survey questionnaire, identify a representative national survey, and prepare for a full study of the political and social attitudes and the behaviors of the top one percent of U.S. wealth holders. This grant is part of the Foundation’s exploration of the potential effects of the extreme concentration of wealth and income on the functioning of American democracy, and the role wealthy Americans play in democratic policymaking.

  • $74,393

    2001 (Inactive Grant)


    EVANSTON, ILLINOIS — For "The Heart that Remembers: A Tale of Musicians in a Time of War."

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Northwestern University $344,393 between 1983 and 2015.

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