The Foundation supports prevention of youth violence and the use of information technology to enhance governance, the social sector, and quality of life. MacArthur is exploring new ways to understand the challenges faced by cities around the world, and how to plan, manage, and govern to address them.
Read our strategy and the current status of our work
The National Community Stabilization Trust, a new collaborative venture of nonprofit housing organizations, private philanthropies, and financial institutions announced the launch of its national effort. Read More
In 16 communities across Chicago, the Local Initiatives Support Corporation -- with the help of the MacArthur Foundation -- is leading the nation's largest commitment to comprehensive community development: the New Communities Program.
Mayor Richard M. Daley outlined the city’s plans for using more than $55 million from federal and private sources to revitalize Chicago neighborhoods hardest hit by the national mortgage foreclosure crisis. Read More