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.
From tracking money in U.S. elections to protecting the vulnerable in Mexico to reinvigorating civics education, these extraordinary organizations are tackling some of the most difficult social challenges and achieving outsized impact. Read More
Smaller, poorer nations are now using spy software, suggesting that recent data leaks and lawsuits have not deterred governments from investing in cyberespionage products, according to a report from Citizen Lab. Read More
The report argues that building public understanding about the human impact on climate change and educating the public about its responsibilities is the most important science translation effort of the century. Read More
Three innovative Chicago-based projects that focus on youth violence prevention have been selected for funding through the University of Chicago Crime Lab’s Chicago Design Competition, which is supported by MacArthur. Read More