Representative GrantsBilaspur, India2016
$800,000 to strengthen the quality of maternal health services and facilitate quality assurance in two states in India.
Representative GrantsAbuja, Nigeria2016
$300,000 in support of institutionalizing maternal and perinatal death surveillance and response.
Representative GrantsWashington, District of Columbia2016
$300,000 general support.
Representative GrantsMexico City, Mexico2016
$225,000 in support of midwifery activities in Guerrero state, Mexico.
Representative GrantsNew York, New York2017
$1,100,000 to strengthen and expand professional midwifery in Mexico through the Midwifery Education Scholarship and Capacity Building Program.
September 25, 2008 - Speech
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton details how U.S. foundations can serve as important partners to the United Nations in achieving the latter's Millenium Development Goals. Read More
August 4, 2008 - Commentary
MacArthur Director of Population and Reproductive Health Judith Helzner’s article outlines low-tech, low-cost interventions to protect mothers during childbirth such as the anti-shock garment. Read More
June 1, 2008 - Commentary
In an opinion-editorial in the Nigerian Guardian, MacArthur's Africa Office Director Kole Shettima outlines how the country can greatly reduce the number of women who die during or after childbirth. Read More
March 31, 2008 - Speech
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton details the Foundation's support of efforts to reduce maternal mortality and urges other foundations to also work to address the United Nation's Millenium Development Goals. Read More
January 11, 2008 - From The Field
Based on information provided by a coalition of 12 MacArthur Population and Reproductive Health grantees, the Mexican House of Representatives increased the amount of public funds earmarked for programs that benefit gender equity by 1.5 ... Read More
December 28, 2007 - Commentary
In a letter to the Chicago Tribune's editor, MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton describes MacArthur's efforts to reduce maternal mortality in India and Nigeria. Read More
October 19, 2007 - Press Release
MacArthur will invest $11 million to reduce significantly maternal deaths due to postpartum hemorrhage in India and Nigeria, Foundation President Jonathan Fanton announced today at the Women Deliver conference. Read More
October 19, 2007 - Speech
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton announces the grant to support Pathfinder International's efforts to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity due to postpartum hemorrhage in India and Nigeria. Read More
October 18, 2007 - From The Field
Last month, the European Court of Human Rights affirmed its historic ruling that governments have a duty to establish effective mechanisms for ensuring that women have access to abortion where it is legal. In Tysiac v ... Read More