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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"3 Tips for Telling Stories That Move People to Action"

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Related Grantee: FrameWorks Institute
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"Watchdog Group Polices US Prisons"

Voice of America
Related Grantee: John Howard Association
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"How I Learned to Listen"

TED Blog
David A. Isay , 2000 MacArthur Fellow
Related Grantee: StoryCorps
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Addressing Unfair Citizenship Practices in Mexico

Sin Fronteras has helped to win Mexican citizenship for 14 individuals whose cases were plagued with undue delays and obstruction resulting from corrupt and unfair practices by the Mexican government. Read More