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In the Media


MacArthur Announces $1.5 Million in Grants Related to International Criminal Court

The grants are all designed to advance the institutionalization of the International Criminal Court. Read More

MacArthur Makes $1 Million Grant to Lawyers Committee For Human Rights

The grant was made to support its work on major international human rights issues. Read More

Grants for Conservation and Sustainable Development Work in Asia And Africa

MacArthur has announced 15 grants totaling nearly $4.5 million in support of conservation and sustainable development work in the Eastern Himalaya region in Southeast Asia and the Albertine Rift area of Central Africa. Support for ... Read More

MacArthur Provides $2 Million to Improve Reproductive Health and Rights Of Women and Adolescents

MacArthur has announced four grants totaling nearly $2 million in support of international policy work related to its population and reproductive health priorities. Read More

$2.5 Million Grant to Center For Resource Economics / Island Press

MacArthur announced a grant that will help the center expand its publishing and marketing of environmental books worldwide. Read More

MacArthur Provides $1.3 Million to Address the Dangers Of Nuclear, Biological And Chemical Weapons

MacArthur has announced three grants for efforts to limit the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and encourage new strategies for cooperative security. Read More

Economic Development in Urban Communities Nationwide

MacArthur has announced a $5 million program-related investment to the Minneapolis-based Community Reinvestment Fund (CRF). Read More

Fueling Cities as Economic Engines for Region

MacArthur announces a grant of $750,000 over three years to CEOs for Cities, a national membership organization of leaders committed to advancing a view of cities as vibrant centers of commerce and opportunity. Read More

MacArthur Supports New Science and Security Fellowship Program at U.S. Department of State

MacArthur and Carnegie Corporation of New York have announced grants totaling more than $1.1 million to help launch a senior fellowship program that will enable 15 leading scientists to work alongside senior diplomats and policymakers. Read More

Twenty-Four MacArthur Fellows For 2002

Chicago, IL- The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today named 24 new MacArthur Fellows. Each will receive $500,000 in "no strings attached" support over the next five years.   "As the MacArthur Foundation approaches ... Read More