Grantee Profile

Reinvestment Fund

Grants to Reinvestment Fund

  • $40,000

    2013 (Duration 5 years)


    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA — The Reinvestment Fund has developed a web-based portal used by numerous businesses, nonprofits, and public agencies to map and analyze key information. The Foundation made more than $100 million in program-related investments to preserve affordable rental housing, and to influence federal, state, and local housing policies and financial practices; and made significant investments in data-intensive tools to help municipalities allocate limited resources as they mitigate the negative effects of large-scale foreclosure. The Fund will use this grant to collect, compile, and share information about MacArthur’s affordable housing preservation investments and make critical data available to municipalities about local foreclosure activity.

  • $250,000

    2010 (Inactive Grant)


    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA — To provide Foundation grantees with access to the PolicyMap web-based mapping tool (over three years).

  • $5,000,000

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA — In support of institutional expansion.

  • $450,000

    2008 (Inactive Grant)


    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA — In support of PolicyMap, a national data warehouse and mapping tool.

  • $100,000

    2004 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA — In support of a yearlong strategic planning initiative.

  • $1,000,000

    1994 (Inactive Grant)

    Impact Investments

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA — Program-related investment to support the Collaborative Lending Initiative, a nonprofit subsidiary to streamline the community development financing process.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Reinvestment Fund $6,840,000 between 1978 and 2018.

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