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Aly Kassam-Remtulla Named Program Officer

MacArthur has named Aly Kassam-Remtulla Program Officer in the General Program, which provides support for the media, arts and culture in Chicago, and special initiatives.

Protecting the Biodiversity of Madagascar

MacArthur has announced ten grants totaling more than $2.8 million in support of conservation and sustainable development efforts in Madagascar.

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at Georgetown University as Part of University's "Peace on Earth" Lecture Series, Washington, DC, November 15, 2004

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton suggests the United States take a cooperative approach to the support of increased international security.

Promoting Biodiversity Conservation in the South Pacific

MacArthur has announced a grant of $2 million to the University of the South Pacific (USP) for its Institute of Applied Sciences.

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at the Independent Sector's 2004 Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois, November 6, 2004

Noting civil society's importance to democracy, MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton argues that America's independent sector must increase its international activity, especially in support of civil society abroad.

Commentary: Signs of Hope for America’s Cities

In an Op-Ed published in the Washington Post, MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton describes how smart public policy is helping drive an urban renaissance in the United States.

"Women in Theatre: Ellen Stewart"

CUNY TV
Ellen Stewart , 1985 MacArthur Fellow

Intellectual Property and the Public Domain

Greetings. In the MacArthur Foundation’s monthly electronic newsletter we offer items of interest about the work we support. Thanks to the technology involved, we can tell fairly brief stories about issues, results, and research and ...

Self-Help Receives $5 Million

The funding, consisting of a $2 million grant and the conversion of a $3 million low-interest loan to a grant, is designed to assist Self-Help in expanding their development financing work in several program areas.

Commentary: Investing in Slowing Population

In an Op-Ed published in the Boston Globe, MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton calls on the international community to invest further in slowing population growth around the world.

Welcoming Remarks by Jonathan Fanton to the Small Business Investment Alliance

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton discusses the importance of investment in community development by financial insitutions and some of the issues surrounding the Community Reinvestment Act.

Reducing the Threat of WMDs

The MacArthur Foundation is pleased to introduce this monthly electronic newsletter. Foundations are fortunate to have access to vast networks of information and thanks to new technologies, we can do a much better job of making ...

John S. Bracken Named Program Officer

MacArthur has named John S. Bracken Program Officer in the General Program, which carries out the Foundations media grantmaking and special initiatives.

Improving Public Understanding of Foundations and Other Nonprofit Organizations

MacArthur has awarded five grants totaling $495,000 to groups working to build the public trust in the charitable and nonprofit sectors.
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