Info for the Media

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In the Media


Biodiversity Conservation in the Caribbean

MacArthur has announced 13 grants totaling more than $3.2 million in support of biodiversity conservation work in the islands of the Caribbean. Read More

$1.5 Million to CARE for Relief Efforts

MacArthur has awarded a grant of $1.5 million to CARE International that will be used for disaster relief and reconstruction in South Asia and regions of Africa. Read More

Craig Wacker Named Program Officer in Human and Community Development

In this position, Wacker will be responsible for several aspects of the programs grantmaking related to juvenile justice, education policy, and program-wide issues of measurement. Read More

Kevin Drucker Named Senior Quantitative Analyst

Kevin Drucker has been named Senior Quantitative Analyst for the Investment Department of MacArthur. Read More

$2.5 Million Grant to the Federation of American Scientists

MacArthur has announced a grant of $2.5 million to the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) for policy research and activities to provide scientific expertise to policymakers in areas of critical national importance. Read More

$1.9 Million Awarded for MacArthur Research and Writing Grants Competition

MacArthur has awarded $1.9 million in support of 26 projects as part of the final round of its Research and Writing Grants Competition. Read More

Addressing Challenges Facing Metropolitan Regions

MacArthur has announced two grants totaling $1.4 million in support of research efforts to help local, state and regional policymakers and other civic and business leaders address challenges facing their metropolitan regions. Read More

Eighty-Eight Grants In Support of Arts and Cultural Organizations

Eighty-eight grants totaling nearly $1.2 million were made through the MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation and the Prince Charitable Trusts in support of Chicago area arts and cultural ... Read More

Aly Kassam-Remtulla Named Program Officer

MacArthur has named Aly Kassam-Remtulla Program Officer in the General Program, which provides support for the media, arts and culture in Chicago, and special initiatives. Read More

Protecting the Biodiversity of Madagascar

MacArthur has announced ten grants totaling more than $2.8 million in support of conservation and sustainable development efforts in Madagascar. Read More