Grantmaking in Mexico is focused on maternal health and criminal justice reform.

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The Foundation began making grants in Mexico in 1986 and opened an office in Mexico in 1992.


Our Grantmaking in Mexico

Today, MacArthur, supports work related to maternal health and criminal justice reform in the country. Support is provided to improve maternal and reproductive health by strengthening and supporting professional midwifery. Under its criminal justice reform efforts, the Foundation is making grants to safeguard the values of autonomy, impartiality, transparency, accountability, and effectiveness in the creation of the new National Prosecutor’s Office.


Strengthening Midwifery in Mexico ›
Sharon Bissell, Director, Mexico
MacArthur has supported work to improve reproductive care with midwifery in Mexico, supporting professional programs, public campaigns for legitimacy, and integration into the healthcare system.

Advancing Human Rights in Mexico: Progress and Promise ›
Sharon Bissell, Director, Mexico 
MacArthur has supported civil society groups in Mexico working to advance investigations into human rights violations and advocate for accountability.

Note to Media

Members of the media seeking comment from the Foundation or to interview a MacArthur staff person, should call MacArthur Communications at (312) 917-3690 or email Andy Solomon.

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