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Headquartered in Chicago, the MacArthur Foundation works in about 50 countries around the world and maintains offices in India, Mexico and Nigeria.

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About the MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

The MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions recognizes exceptional grantees and helps ensure their long-term sustainability. The Award is not only recognition for past leadership and success but also an investment in the organizations’ future. Watch
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Conservation Strategy Identifies Key Biodiversity Areas in Africa’s Great Lakes

The strategy aims to reduce pressure from development and climate, and assist the region’s developing countries in making development sustainable. Read More
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Madagascar to Triple Country’s Marine Protected Areas

Madagascar has committed to triple the country’s marine protected areas and establish a legal framework to protect community management of fishing grounds. Read More
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An Evaluation of Maternal Health Grantmaking in Ethiopia, Ghana, and Nigeria

An evaluation of four community-based models aiming to scale up access to misoprostol, a drug used to prevent postpartum hemorrhage. Read More
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Stevens Initiative to Support Educational Exchanges Between United States and Middle East

The initiative will equip young people with the language, digital literacy, critical thinking, and cross-cultural communication skills they need to succeed in today’s global economy. Read More

"Hundreds Inspired by Mentoring Walk"

The Community Agenda
Related Grantee: CEDA International
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Evaluating Governmental Accountability for Maternal Health in Nigeria

An evaluation of the Foundation's grantmaking to increase governmental accountability for maternal health in Nigeria. Read More
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Assessing Interventions in Young People’s Sexual and Reproductive Health

A report from John Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health identifies effective interventions to improve young people’s sexual and reproductive health. Read More