Nigeria

Supporting reproductive and sexual health, human rights and the rule of law, and girls’ secondary education.

MacArthur has been making grants in Nigeria since 1989 and opened an office in Abuja in 1994 with a staff of Nigerians who know and love their country.

 

Our Grantmaking in Nigeria

Nigeria is an economic powerhouse and the most populous nation on the African continent. Its transition to democracy represents an important opportunity for contributing to both national and regional stability. MacArthur has been making grants in Nigeria since 1989, opening an office in Abuja in 1994 with a staff of Nigerians who know and love their country. The Foundation has supported work in Nigeria in the fields of higher education, population and reproductive health, human rights and international justice, and girls’ secondary education. MacArthur’s current work is primarily focused on promoting an atmosphere of accountability, transparency, and good governance in the country by reducing retail corruption and strengthening Nigerian-led anti-corruption efforts.

Location

MacArthur Foundation Nigeria
No 1 Sankuru Close Off Rima Street, Off Gurara Street, by El Amin School,
IBB Way, Maitama, Abuja
Nigeria

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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