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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"International Rivers Gets a MacArthur Prize"

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"MacArthur Grants Go to Nonprofits in 5 Countries"

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13 Nonprofits Recognized for Exceptional Creativity and Effectiveness, Awarded up to $1.5 Million Each thumbnail

13 Nonprofits Recognized for Exceptional Creativity and Effectiveness, Awarded up to $1.5 Million Each

MacArthur named 13 organizations in five countries as recipients of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. The Award recognizes exceptional grantees and helps ensure their long-term sustainability. 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