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.
Representative GrantsLos Angeles, California2015
$450,000 In support of the Human Rights Data Analysis Group project (over three years).
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
July 14, 2003 - Press Release
MacArthur has announced three grants totaling $3.5 million in support of three major institutions working to protect the civil rights and civil liberties of individuals living in the United States.
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.