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"ProPublica Wins $1m MacArthur Grant"

Politico
Related Grantee: ProPublica
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7 Nonprofits Recognized for Exceptional Creativity and Effectiveness, Awarded Up to $1 Million Each

The Award, which recognizes exceptional grantees and helps ensure their long-term sustainability, provides each organization with up to $1 million, depending on the size of its budget. Read More
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ProPublica

Investigative journalism with real impact. 2014 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions recipient. Watch
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MacArthur Awards 18 Documentary Film Grants

The documentaries address a range of important issues, including immigration, wrongful convictions, and the aftermath of genocide. Read More
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500 Years

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Care

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Cocaine Prison

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Hazing

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MacArthur Awards 19 Documentary Film Grants

The new grants represent MacArthur’s largest single year investment in documentaries, and they bring the total number of documentary films supported by the Foundation since 1985 to more than 300. Read More

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Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
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Kathy K. Im

Director
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Elsa Leon

Grants Manager
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Jennifer Humke

Senior Program Officer
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Lauren Pabst

Program Officer
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Beth Basta

Team Administrator
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Maple Walker

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Sean Harder

Communications Officer

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Joanna Cohen

Program Officer