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

Elspeth Revere to Leave MacArthur After 24 Years

Elspeth Revere, Vice President for Media, Culture and Special Initiatives, will leave MacArthur at the end of November, after more than 24 years of service. Read More

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International Center for Not-For-Profit Law, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

International Center for Not-for-Profit Law monitors and improves the legal environment for civil society worldwide. Read More
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Moscow Helsinki Group, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

Moscow Helsinki Group conducts advocacy, compiles reports, and trains activists to improve human rights in Russia. Read More
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MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions: Past Recipients

Since 2006, MacArthur has recognized and awarded over 50 organizations for their innovative approaches to solving problems across the Foundation's programs. Read More
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Business and Professional People for the Public Interest, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

Business and Professional People for the Public Interest, a recipient of the 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, works to address some of the Chicago area's most pressing social justice challenges.

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CrisisAction, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

Crisis Action, a recipient of the 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, works behind the scenes with civil society organizations to develop strategies that inform policymakers on how to stop conflict and protect civilians ...

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Community Investment Corporation, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

Community Investment Corporation, a recipient of the 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, supports owners and operators of multifamily rental properties to help stabilize communities in Chicago.

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The Moth, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

The Moth, a recipient of the 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, supports the art and craft of storytelling to foster meaningful communication in today's society.

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Moscow Helsinki Group, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

Moscow Helsinki Group, a recipient of the 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, conducts advocacy, compiles reports, and trains activists to improve human rights in Russia.

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International Center for Not-For-Profit Law, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

International Center for Not-for-Profit Law, a recipient of the 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, monitors and improves the legal environment for civil society worldwide.

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Girls' Power Initiative, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

Girls' Power Initiative, a recipient of the 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, works to empower and educate girls about their sexual and reproductive health.

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