MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

Continuing MacArthur's tradition of encouraging creativity and building effective institutions to help address some of the world's most challenging problems, these annual awards recognize exceptional Foundation grantees and help ensure their sustainability. Learn more

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14 Chicago Arts Nonprofits Recognized for Exceptional Creativity and Effectiveness

The Award, which recognizes exceptional nonprofit organizations that are engaged in the Foundation’s core fields of work and helps ensure their long-term sustainability, provides each organization with $200,000 to $1 million. Read More

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Syrian Activists Targeted by Hackers

A report from Citizen Lab, recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, describes a malware operation targeting Syrian activists and links the activity to Iran. Read More

"Write to the City"

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Related Grantee: Young Chicago Authors
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Rewriting the Rules of the American Economy

Inequality is a choice, not an inevitable byproduct of technology and globalization, according to a report by the Roosevelt Institute, recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. Read More
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Progress on Nuclear Disarmament, Nonproliferation Inadequate

A study by the Arms Control Association finds the United States failed to make progress on key nuclear disarmament issues over the last three years, but did achieve important steps on nuclear materials security and strengthening ... Read More