Grantee Profile

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Grants to Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • $15,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — The grant will support the Cyber Norms Workshop hosted by the Computer and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology April 6-8, 2014. The workshop will bring together a cross-section of cybersecurity experts from governments, universities, the private sector, civil society, and think tanks to explore sources of instability and stability in cyberspace.

  • $50,000

    2013 (Inactive Grant)


    CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — New forms science communication that combine objective science with culture and personal storytelling have already begun to humanize scientists and science, connect it to popular culture, and lower the barriers to enjoyment and understanding. The Evolving Culture of Science Engagement workshop is a collaborative effort between researchers at MIT, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and Culture Kettle to understand and shape the future of science communications. This grant will support a workshop and follow-on activities in which leading scientists, journalists, policy makers, and artists will compare and develop new approaches to science communication.

  • $600,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — To support an action-research program on young people's reproductive health and education (over two years).

  • $980,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Duration 5 years)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — In support of an action-research program on improving maternal health in Nigeria (over three years).

  • $1,600,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — In support of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab's study to measure the effectiveness of school-based strategies to prevent HIV/AIDS among youth in rural Kenya (over 44 months).

  • $164,288Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — For a project to develop the capacity of local organizations in India on monitoring and evaluation (over two years).

  • $25,000

    1988 (Inactive Grant)


    CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — To plan an international conference on the pharmacology of memory disorders associated with aging (Alzheimer's).

  • $88,000

    1987 (Inactive Grant)

    Peace & Security

    CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — To support the Program in Science and Technology for International Security, to develop a readily usable computer model for analyzing nuclear arms reductions.

  • $25,000

    1987 (Inactive Grant)

    Peace & Security

    CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — For "Seminar XXI: Foreign Politics and the National Interest."

  • $10,000

    1987 (Inactive Grant)

    Peace & Security

    CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — For "Seminar XXI: Foreign Politics and the National Interest."

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Massachusetts Institute of Technology $3,557,288 between 1983 and 2015.

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