Representative GrantsLos Angeles, California2015
$450,000 In support of the Human Rights Data Analysis Group project (over three years).
Representative GrantsMexico, Mexico2017
$300,000 to support policy recommendations and advocacy for shaping an effective National Prosecutor’s Office.
Representative GrantsBuenos Aires, Argentina2017
$300,000 to support policy recommendations and advocacy for shaping Mexico’s new forensic sciences agency.
August 30, 2006 - From The Field
The Delhi High Court is re-examining a petition by the NAZ Foundation to repeal India's centuries-old ban on gay sex.
May 12, 2006 - Speech
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton reflects on Russia's movement towards greater human rights over the course of the Group's history.
May 1, 2006 - Publication
Message From The President The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is a private foundation, headquartered in Chicago, that provides approximately $200 million in grants annually to universities, charitable and non-governmental organizations and talented individuals ...
May 1, 2006 - Publication
Foreword Northern Uganda’s brutal war, now in its twentieth year, has gained world attention in the wake of indictments by the International Criminal Court against Joseph Kony and four of his commanders in the Lord ...
March 28, 2006 - From The Field
The European Court of Human Rights delivered its second verdict against Russia last week in a case concerning police torture. Attorneys at the Rostov Center for International Defense, a MacArthur grantee, worked tirelessly on behalf of ...
March 6, 2006 - From The Field
In September, longtime MacArthur grantee Human Rights Watch published a comprehensive report on mineral exploitation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. “The Curse of Gold” documents war crimes and crimes against humanity being committed by ...
February 15, 2006 - Publication
Contents In Focus: Bringing Science to Bear on Security Policy From the Field: Justice Delivered Russian Police Torture Case Newsroom: Illinois: "Model" State for Juvenile Justice Reform MacArthur Supports Research on Internet Censorship Can Proliferation Be ...
October 15, 2005 - Publication
Contents Investing in China Expanding the Science, Technology, and Security Initiative At Work in China: Snapshots of Organizations Receiving New Grants Related Grants Investing in China With nearly 1.3 billion people, China is the world ...
August 4, 2005 - Press Release
MacArthur announced three grants to help strengthen Mexico’s human rights ombuds system, and to contribute to human rights protections for indigenous communities in the state of Guerrero.
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.