Grantee Profile

Arms Control Association

Grants to Arms Control Association

  • $625,000

    2016 (Duration 1 year, 11 months)

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — 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.

  • $415,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — 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.

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

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

  • $450,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

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

  • $525,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

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

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2004 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

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

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2002 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

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

  • $300,000

    1999 (Inactive Grant)

    Peace & Security

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

  • $250,000

    1997 (Inactive Grant)

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To support public education on arms control and related national security issues (over two years).

  • $200,000

    1995 (Inactive Grant)

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To support public education on arms control and related national security issues (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Arms Control Association $3,915,000 between 1978 and 2016.

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