Grantee Profile

Migration Policy Institute

Grants to Migration Policy Institute

  • $1,000,000Active Strategy

    2015 (Duration 2 years)


    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of general operations (over two years).

  • $150,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)


    WASHINGTON, D.C. — This grant supports an expert consultative process and a convening aimed at gathering and showcasing state-of-the-art evidence on the relationship between migration and development. The project includes the production and broad dissemination of a set of policy briefs on ten to fifteen migration policy topics that summarize the state of thinking in the field. The project’s anticipated impact include clarification of the state of knowledge in the field and providing New York-based UN delegations with broader common understanding of key issues in advance of the Second High-Level Dialogue on Migration and Development, to be held at the UN General Assembly in September 2013.

  • $1,800,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)


    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of general operations (over three years).

  • $1,600,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)


    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of a program on migrants, migration and development (over three years).

  • $4,000,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of a working capital reserve, endowment fund, and technology upgrade.

  • $240,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)


    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To support a series of educational seminars on migration for policymakers from Mexico and the United States.

  • $960,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)


    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of research and translation efforts for policymakers on the impacts of migration on development and on international governance of migration (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Migration Policy Institute $9,750,000 between 1983 and 2015.

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