Grantee Profile

Ploughshares Fund

Grants to Ploughshares Fund

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — Ploughshares Fund works to reduce nuclear risks by promoting arsenal reductions and nonproliferation. Through this award, Ploughshares launches a funder collaborative to bring new ideas, additional actors and broader public engagement to the nuclear field ­ the Innovation Fund Collaborative on Nuclear Security (IFC). Proposed partners include Carnegie Corporation, the Hewlett Foundation, Skoll Global Threats, and MacArthur. The IFC is designed as a risk-tolerant, venture capital approach to spark new thinking and to support atypical participants and fresh approaches to reducing the threat from nuclear weapons.

  • $50,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — In support of the Peace and Security Funders Group (over two years).

  • $75,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — In support of the Peace and Security Funders Group (over three years).

  • $50,000Active Strategy

    2004 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — In support of the Peace and Security Funders Group (over two years).

  • $50,000Active Strategy

    2002 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — To support the Peace and Security Funders Group (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Ploughshares Fund $625,000 between 1978 and 2016.