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Support for Human Rights Work in Russia

MacArthur has announced seven grants totaling $860,000 in support of human rights work in Russia.

Protecting Marine Ecosystems in Melanesia

MacArthur has announced 15 grants totaling more than $4 million to help protect the marine ecosystems of Melanesia, a region of 1,600 islands that stretch 3,000 miles across the South Pacific.

"Sentimental Re-Education"

The New Yorker
Walter Abish , 1987 MacArthur Fellow

Strengthening the International Criminal Court

MacArthur has awarded more than $1.7 million to three organizations for their efforts to strengthen the effectiveness of the International Criminal Court.

Macarthur Awards $1 Million to International Crisis Group

MacArthur  has announced a $1 million grant over three years to the International Crisis Group (ICG) for world-wide efforts to prevent and resolve deadly conflict. "As a result of humanitarian disasters in Rwanda, Bosnia, East Timor ...

Protecting the Biodiversity of Madagascar

MacArthur has announced four grants totaling $1.6 million in support of conservation and sustainable development efforts in Madagascar.

Public Radio Exchange Receives $350,000 Grant

MacArthur has made a grant to the Station Resource Group in support of a new Internet-based service, Public Radio Exchange that links producers to public radio stations and listeners throughout the country.

More Than $1.5 Million in Support of Human Rights in Russia

MacArthur has announced six grants totaling more than $1.5 million in support of six Moscow-based organizations that serve as network hubs for local and regional human rights work in 13 regions across Russia.

"An Interview with Peter Sellars"

PBS Other Voices
Peter Sellars , 1983 MacArthur Fellow

A Paper by Kennette Benedict on Arms Control and Non-Proliferation

Kennette Benedict takes note of successes in reducing the dangers posed by weapons of mass destruction, identifies further challenges, and suggests some solutions.
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"The Sixth Section" Documentary Film

"The Sixth Section", directed by Alex Rivera, examines the impact of financial remittances sent by workers in upstate New York to their home community in Puebla, Mexico.

Sixty-Five Grants To Chicago Arts And Cultural Organizations

The first round of grants made through the MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation and the Prince Charitable Trusts have been made to 65 Chicago area arts and cultural organizations ...

Effort to Preserve Affordable Rental Housing

MacArthur has announced a 10-year, $50 million effort to preserve and improve the nation's supply of affordable rental housing.

More Than $2.2 Million in Research and Writing Grants in 2003

MacArthur has announced support of 29 projects as part of its annual Research and Writing Grants Competition, which focused on"Migration and Refugees" and "Technological Change and Global Security."
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