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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"Outside the Four Walls"

The Hindu
Related Grantee: Mahila SEWA Trust
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"Editor's Choice: Ties That Bind"

Chicago Tribune
Related Grantee: StoryCorps
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"When the Listening Trumps the Tale"

The New York Times Read More
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Website for Bloggers in India, Pakistan Encourages Cross-Border Dialogue

The Stimson Center launched the site to promote discussion of security issues and promote normal and cooperative relations between the two nations. Read More

"Getting Adults on Board for Alternatives to Locking Up Kids"

The Center for Public Integrity Read More

"Social Scientists Seek New Ways to Influence Public Policy"

The Chronicle of Higher Education Read More
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Data Portal Provides Detail on Chicago Employment, Housing

A data portal launched by the Woodstock Institute will make available information on foreclosures, mortgage lending, housing, income, and employment for counties, community areas, and municipalities throughout the Chicago area. Read More

Staff

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Cecilia A. Conrad

Managing Director
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Cate A. Fox

Senior Program Officer

Susan M. Salaba

Program Administrator

Mariela Evans

Coordinator

Media Contact

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Andrew Solomon

Managing Director, Communications

Evaluation Contact

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Joanna Cohen

Program Officer, Evaluation