Grantee Profile

Guttmacher Institute

Grants to Guttmacher Institute

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2015 (Duration 1 year, 11 months)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — The Guttmacher Institute is a New York-based NGO that conducts research and advocacy on sexual and reproductive health issues in the US and internationally. With this award, Guttmacher staff is producing estimates on the returns on investment for maternal health services for the 2016 edition of the publication, Adding It Up. Staff is also participating in a variety of international efforts to prioritize sexual and reproductive health and rights within the post-20 15 development agenda, including by working in collaboration with other civil society and UN actors to identify and forge a consensus around a set of indicators to monitor progress and promote accountability. The activities provide data to make the case for investment in maternal and reproductive

  • $350,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 4 years, 3 months)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — This grant to the Guttmacher Institute will provide partial support for research on the national incidence of induced abortion and unintended pregnancy in India. The research is intended to fill a major gap in the evidence base on maternal and reproductive health in India, and is supported by a group of donors. MacArthur funds will be used for publications and activities aimed at the broad dissemination of the study results to key stakeholders at the state and national level.

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — The Guttmacher Institute will carry out a study of incidence of unsafe abortion and related complications leading to maternal death in Nigeria. Guttmacher researchers will generate estimates of the number of unsafe abortions taking place each year in Nigeria as a whole and in the six geo-political zones. These data will be used to inform discussions about family planning and post-abortion care in the country.

  • $100,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To analyze recent trends in abortion incidence around the world (over 18 months).

  • $355,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — In support of an analysis of recent trends in maternal morbidity and mortality and in the reproductive health of young people in India, Mexico and Nigeria (over two years).

  • $340,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — In support of an outreach and advocacy initiative, using new evidence on unsafe abortion, to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity in Nigeria (over 18 months).

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2000 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To support a project on the factors related to sexual and reproductive health among Nigerian adolescents (over three years).

  • $40,000Active Strategy

    1999 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To support research on the surveillance and estimation methods used in sub-Saharan Africa to estimate the prevalence and spread of HIV/AIDS.

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    1995 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To document and publicize the extent of abortion in Nigeria, the conditions under which Nigerian women end unwanted pregnancies, and the consequences (over three years).

  • $450,000

    1991 (Inactive Grant)

    Population

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To support research to make statistically sound estimates of the incidence of abortion in selected countries in Latin America, for a multitiered public education campaign on this issue throughout the region and in the United States.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Guttmacher Institute $2,735,000 between 1978 and 2016.

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