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MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, Awards Ceremony Booklet

MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, Awards Ceremony Booklet, October 5, 2006 Read More

MacArthur Honors Winners of New Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

MacArthur honored the nine inaugural winners of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions at a ceremony in Chicago. Read More

Introductory Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions Welcome Event

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton celebrates the nine diverse organizations awarded the first-ever MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. Read More

Review of the New Communities Program: Toward Effective Implementation of Neighborhood Plans

In this review we take a close look at the New Communities Program (NCP) and its progress. Should support for NCP go forward and, if so, how might it be changed? Read More

“The Road Through Hell, Paved With Desperation”

The New York Times
Cormac McCarthy , 1981 MacArthur Fellow
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New York Times Letter to the Editor by Jonathan Fanton: A Ugandan Peace

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton writes to the New York Times about the suspension of peace negotiations in Uganda. Read More

"Towards a Juvenile Justice System that is Effective and Fair," Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at the National Conference on Juvenile Justice and Adolescent Development

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton celebrates the success of the Research Network on Adolescent Development and Juvenile Justice and looks ahead to the Foundation's Models for Change initiative. Read More

New Findings Released by MacArthur Research Network

The MacArthur Research Network on Adolescent Development and Juvenile Justice (ADJJ) has released a series of issue briefs that present findings from the Network's past and ongoing research. The briefs present research on competence to ... Read More

2006 MacArthur Fellows Announced

MacArthur Foundation today named 25 new MacArthur Fellows for 2006. The new Fellows work across a broad spectrum of endeavors. Read More

Jonathan Fanton on Juvenile Justice Reform

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton discusses how Illinois is taking a leadership role in juvenile justice reform. Read More

Jonathan Fanton on the Incredible Shrinking Apartments

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton discusses the trends in the affordable housing rental market. Read More

Field Museum Receives $5 Million Grant from MacArthur

MacArthur has granted The Field Museum $5 million to strengthen and broaden the Museum’s work in conservation. Read More

Marquette Building Receives Chicago Landmark Award

The Commission on Chicago Landmarks will honor 21 landmark buildings, homeowners and businesses. The awards recognize outstanding projects that involve notable improvements to individual Chicago landmarks or to buildings within Chicago Landmark Districts. Read More

Resilience in Foundation Strategy

A foundation that seeks to bring about improvements in policies and institutions faces a daunting task. Read More

NAZ Foundation Instrumental in Seeking Repeal of Outdated Law in India

The Delhi High Court is re-examining a petition by the NAZ Foundation to repeal India's centuries-old ban on gay sex. Read More