Grantee Profile

University of California, Berkeley

Grants to University of California, Berkeley

  • $300,000

    2014 (Duration 2 years)

    What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

    BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA — The University of California, Berkeley’s Institute for Data Science (BIDS) was launched in 2013 to bring multiple data-driven science efforts at Berkeley under one roof. This grant supports an interdisciplinary applied research that aims to produce innovations in the ways to identify new ways to apply data and information technologies to solve urban problems. Specifically, this effort will create an integrated research and simulation platform to monitor, analyze, and evaluate the probable effects of alternative policies to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, and the potential impacts of climate change on urban areas.

  • $1,067,096Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA — In support of the Research Network on Building Resilient Regions (over two years).

  • $800,000

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA — To develop and offer a Master's in Development Practice degree program (over three years).

  • $3,199,202Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA — In support of the Research Network on Building Resilient Regions (over three years).

  • $145,420Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA — In support of planning for a multi-site ethnographic study of how and to what effect young people use digital media (over three months).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded University of California, Berkeley $5,511,718 between 1983 and 2015.

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