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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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MacArthur Awards Journalism and Media Grants to Advance Accountability and Transparency in Nigeria

The grants seek to strengthen investigative and data-driven journalism in Nigeria and to reinforce the role played by independent media and citizens in revealing and documenting corruption. Read More
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HarvestPlus | 100&Change Semi-Finalist

Eliminating hidden hunger in Africa by fortifying staple crops Watch
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Himalayan Cataract Project | 100&Change Semi-Finalist

Eliminating needless blindness in Nepal, Ethiopia, and Ghana Watch
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The Carter Center | 100&Change Semi-Finalist

Eliminating river blindness in Nigeria Watch
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Call for Proposals to Strengthen Secondary Education

The Partnership to Strengthen Innovation and Practice in Secondary Education issued its fourth call for proposals seeking innovative solutions to address critical issues that impair secondary education learning in marginalized populations. Read More