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20 Diverse Communities Receive MacArthur Support to Reduce Jail Populations, Improve Local Systems, and Model Reforms for the Nation

The grants are part of the Safety and Justice Challenge, a national initiative supported by the Foundation with an initial $75 million to reduce over-incarceration by changing the way America thinks about and uses jails. Read More
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Stevens Initiative to Support International Virtual Exchanges

The $31 million multilateral, public-private initiative – named in honor of the late Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens – hopes to achieve the largest increase in people-to-people educational exchanges between the United States and the Middle East. Read More
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Panama Papers Investigation Began with Investigative Journalism Consortium

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, along with the German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung, and more than 100 other media partners, spent a year sifting through 11.5 million leaked files. Read More
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$31 Million Social Investment Fund Launched

MacArthur is one of 10 initial philanthropic and commercial investors in the Blended Catalyst Fund launched by Living Cities. Read More
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Utah Bans Life Without Parole for Juveniles

Utah has banned the sentence of life without parole for juvenile offenders under the age of 18, joining 15 other states. Read More
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Joint Statement by Carnegie Corporation of New York and MacArthur on a Civil Society Gift Basket

Carnegie Corporation of New York and MacArthur commit to invest up to $25 million over the course of 2016 and 2017 for work to secure nuclear materials and reduce the threat they pose. Read More