At a Glance

MacArthur’s grantmaking in India primarily supports programs to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity and advance the sexual and reproductive health and rights of young people. A new initiative seeks to improve participation by marginalized girls in quality secondary education. Additional grantmaking focused on peace and security aims to strengthen stability in the Asia-Pacific region.

  • MacArthur’s grantmaking in India began with support for work in the population field in 1986; the Foundation opened an office in New Delhi in 1994.
  • To date, MacArthur has awarded 305 grants totaling nearly $44.4 million to individuals and groups in India.
  • MacArthur’s population and reproductive health grantmaking seeks to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity and advance the sexual and reproductive health and rights of young people.
  • A new MacArthur initiative seeks to improve participation by marginalized girls in quality secondaryeducation.
  • Additional grantmaking focused on peace and security aims to strengthen stability in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • MacArthur’s presence in India reflects the nation’s importance as the world’s largest democracy and a critical participant in regional and global development and security issues.

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Updated October 12, 2012

Girls' Secondary Education in Developing Countries, Population & Reproductive Health, Education, India, Population, Youth