Representative GrantsNew York, New York2015
$600,000 support of the organization’s Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project.
Representative GrantsLos Angeles, California2015
$450,000 In support of the Human Rights Data Analysis Group project (over three years).
Representative GrantsBuenos Aires, Argentina2017
$300,000 to support policy recommendations and advocacy for shaping Mexico’s new forensic sciences agency.
Representative GrantsMexico, Mexico2017
$300,000 to support policy recommendations and advocacy for shaping an effective National Prosecutor’s Office.
March 29, 2005 - Commentary
Writing in the Los Angeles Times, MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton calls on the U.S. to reverse its position on the International Criminal Court and support efforts to refer the humanitarian crisis in Darfur to The ... Read More
January 25, 2005 - Commentary
In an Op-Ed published in the Chicago Tribune, MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton argues such action could help curtail the violence by presenting a very real threat of imprisonment, frozen assets, and international isolation to Sudan's ... Read More
January 19, 2005 - Press Release
MacArthur has announced 13 grants totaling more than $9 million to promote human rights, strengthen higher education, and advance young peoples reproductive health and rights in Nigeria. Read More
January 14, 2005 - Publication
The worldwide response to the destruction caused by the earthquake and tsunamis in the Indian Ocean has been as heartening as the images from the region are tragic. Like that of so many people and institutions ... Read More
September 21, 2004 - Publication
The MacArthur Foundation is pleased to introduce this monthly electronic newsletter. Foundations are fortunate to have access to vast networks of information and thanks to new technologies, we can do a much better job of making ... Read More
May 30, 2004 - Commentary
In this Op-Ed published in the Chicago Tribune, Fanton calls on the international community to fulfill its responsibility to protect the people of Sudan from genocide. Read More
January 27, 2004 - Press Release
MacArthur has announced a $1 million grant over three years to the International Crisis Group (ICG) for world-wide efforts to prevent and resolve deadly conflict. "As a result of humanitarian disasters in Rwanda, Bosnia, East Timor ... Read More
January 26, 2004 - Press Release
MacArthur has announced six grants totaling more than $1.5 million in support of six Moscow-based organizations that serve as network hubs for local and regional human rights work in 13 regions across Russia. Read More
February 13, 2013 - Video
Building on its 30-year history in the field, MacArthur's human rights and international justice grantmaking strategy focuses on defending freedom of expression and enhancing criminal justice globally, with a special emphasis in Mexico and Nigeria. Watch