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New Communities Program: Reflections from the First Year

Chicago's New Communities Program (NCP) post results, honors community heroes, and unveils the portfolio of projects ready for investment. Read More

Statement of Jonathan Fanton Regarding MacArthur's Registration in Russia

A new Russian law requires all foreign non-governmental organizations to re-register with the Russian government.  The registration of MacArthur for a branch office has recently been accepted by the Russian government.  This allows our Moscow office ... Read More

MacArthur Awards $3.8 Million to Efforts Involving International Criminal Court

MacArthur announced five grants totaling more than $3.8 million for efforts to more fully involve the victims and witnesses in cases before the International Criminal Court (ICC). Read More

MacArthur Grant to Double Overseas Internships for West Point Cadets

MacArthur announced a grant of $750,000 to double the number of overseas internships available to U.S. Military Academy cadets in the Department of Social Sciences. Read More

MacArthur Investing $50 Million In Digital Learning

MacArthur announced plans to build the emerging field of digital media and learning, committing $50 million over five years to the effort. Read More

MacArthur Honors Winners of New Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

MacArthur honored the nine inaugural winners of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions at a ceremony in Chicago. Read More

2006 MacArthur Fellows Announced

MacArthur Foundation today named 25 new MacArthur Fellows for 2006. The new Fellows work across a broad spectrum of endeavors. Read More

Field Museum Receives $5 Million Grant from MacArthur

MacArthur has granted The Field Museum $5 million to strengthen and broaden the Museum’s work in conservation. Read More

Marquette Building Receives Chicago Landmark Award

The Commission on Chicago Landmarks will honor 21 landmark buildings, homeowners and businesses. The awards recognize outstanding projects that involve notable improvements to individual Chicago landmarks or to buildings within Chicago Landmark Districts. Read More

$1.15 Million to Support Chicago's New Mixed-Income Communities

MacArthur announced three grants totaling $1.15 million to promote the success of Chicago’s new mixed- income communities by providing services to residents.  These grants are part of the Foundation’s $50 million commitment to ... Read More