Arms Control Association was awarded $5,952,500 between 1984 and 2018, including 18 grants in International Peace & Security, MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions, and Nuclear Challenges.

$25,000

2018 • 7 months

Established in 1971, the Arms Control Association (ACA) is a national nonpartisan membership organization dedicated to promoting public understanding of and support for effective arms control and nuclear nonproliferation policies. With MacArthur support, ACA works with a third party communications firm to support its efforts to increase the visibility of its nuclear policy priorities. The intended outcome of this award is to bolster the quality of U.S. debates about nuclear policies currently in the news—including the nuclear crisis with North Korea, U.S.-Russian relations, and the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or Iran deal.

$1,200,000

2018 • 3 years • Nuclear Challenges

Established in 1971, the Arms Control Association (ACA) is a national nonpartisan membership organization dedicated to promoting public understanding of and support for effective arms control and nuclear nonproliferation policies. This award is in support of ACA’s general operations, through which ACA conducts policy-focused research, analysis, and engagement on a variety of nuclear policy topics. The intended outcome of this award is to enable ACA to effectively navigate a fast-moving policy environment that is beset by multiple simultaneous nuclear risks.

$625,000

2016 • 2 years • Nuclear Challenges

Established in 1971, the Arms Control Association (ACA) is a national nonpartisan membership organization dedicated to promoting public understanding of and support for effective arms control and nuclear nonproliferation policies. This award supports ACA’s efforts to hold states accountable for their commitments made during the Nuclear Security Summit process, and to explore strategies to grapple with fissile material challenges in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), India, and Pakistan. It also analyzes progress on the implementation of the Iran deal, and examines the deal’s implications for the wider nuclear nonproliferation regime. This award allows ACA to capitalize on its MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions with projects that align with Nuclear Challenge Project goals.

$415,000

2014 • 2 years • International Peace & Security

Established in 1971, the Arms Control Association (ACA) is a national nonpartisan membership organization dedicated to promoting public understanding of and support for effective arms control and nuclear nonproliferation policies. This grant addresses two projects that address fissile material security and cases of proliferation. Funds are used for partial staff salaries, meetings, travel, and publications.

$500,000

2010 • 2 years • MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

To establish an operating reserve, a strategic plan for donor outreach, and a communications plan (over two years).

$450,000

2009 • 3 years • International Peace & Security

To support education and outreach activities to reduce the dangers posed by nuclear weapons (over three years).

$525,000

2006 • 3 years • International Peace & Security

In support of policy research and engagement activities to reduce the dangers posed by nuclear weapons (over three years).

$400,000

2004 • 2 years, 6 months • International Peace & Security

In support of policy research and engagement activities to reduce the dangers posed by nuclear and biological weapons (over 30 months).

$250,000

2002 • 2 years • International Peace & Security

To maintain and strengthen international arms control agreements and to raise awareness about U.S. arms control policy (over two years).

$300,000

1999 • 2 years • International Peace & Security

To maintain and strengthen international arms control agreements and to raise awareness about U.S. arms control policies (over two years).

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