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Representative Grants & Program-Related Investments

The Foundation’s impact investment work includes program-related investments (PRIs) made over the course of three decades to a range of intermediaries and social service enterprises across sectors and geographies, as well as a series of ... Read More
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Considering Ethics and Neuroscience in the Justice System

The report addresses the intersection of neuroscience and the legal system and cites 16 works by members of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience. Read More
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Understanding Successful Aging of Societies

A specially-themed issue of Daedalus focuses on the opportunities and challenges facing the United States as its population ages. Read More
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Cleaner Energy Can Help Low-Income Americans Reduce Bills

Plans to reduce carbon pollution from electric generating plants will not only provide huge environmental, economic, and health benefits, it can help low- and fixed-income Americans reduce their energy costs an average of eight percent. Read More
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BPC Co-Chair, Former Senator Call for Housing Finance Reform

The nation’s housing finance system is still in need despite the fact Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are now turning a profit, argue Bipartisan Policy Center Housing Commission Co-Chair Henry Cisneros and former U.S ... Read More
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Assessing State Spending on Substance Use Disorders

This report assesses the country’s substance use disorder challenges and states’ role in addressing them. Read More
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Juvenile Justice Progress in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. will end the routine shackling of juvenile defendants during court appearances, according to an agreement among political leaders and judges in the city’s federally run court systems. Read More