Grantee Profile

Boston University

Grants to Boston University

  • $306,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — This grant supports a donor collaborative of MacArthur, C.S. Mott and Rockefeller Brothers Fund for policy-oriented research and outreach convened by Boston and Tufts Universities. The work is directed at gaining a more accurate and precise understanding of the environment and development impacts of Chinese investment in Latin America and assisting policy-makers and advocates to identify and exploit the relevant policy levers that can maximize the benefits of Chinese economic activity in Latin America, while mitigating the social and environmental costs.

  • $75,000

    2003 (Inactive Grant)


    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — For “Cuban Refugees, Migrants, and the Remaking of Community, Country and Cross-Border Relations.”

  • $20,000

    1990 (Inactive Grant)

    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — To prepare a manuscript by Peter Knapp on the topic of emotion.

  • $15,000

    1983 (Inactive Grant)


    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — To support a historical study of the Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Boston University $416,000 between 1978 and 2016.

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