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April 10, 2013 - Info sheet
MacArthur’s international secondary education grantmaking aims to improve participation by marginalized girls in quality, relevant secondary level learning, with the expectation that advances will have positive implicationsfor both girls and boys.
November 26, 2012 - Info sheet
The Foundation seeks and seizes opportunities to work locally as an expression of its civic commitment to its home, and because being rooted in Chicago yields a deeper understanding of issues faced by urban areas and ...
September 6, 2012 - Info sheet
MacArthur’s digital media and learning initiative aims to determine how digital media are changing the way young people learn, play, socialize, and participate in civic life.
July 11, 2012 - Info sheet
The MacArthur Foundation’s grantmaking in Nigeria supports reproductive and sexual health, human rights and the rule of law, and girls’ secondary education.
June 5, 2012 - Info sheet
This info sheet covers MacArthur’s grantmaking in India which primarily supports programs to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity and advance the sexual and reproductive health and rights of young people.
April 5, 2012 - Info sheet
MacArthur's grantmaking in the area of nuclear security seeks to prevent nuclear terrorism, promote stabilizing nuclear weapons reductions and address the security challenges posed by Iranian and North Korean nuclear aspirations.
MacArthur launched the Initiative on Depression in Primary Care. Its charge is to enhance the quality of care and outcomes for patients with depressive disorders who are seen in primary care practices.
The juvenile justice system was founded nearly a century ago on what was then a revolutionary principle: Children are different from adults, and the justice system that deals with them should reflect these differences.
The goal of the Network on Early Experience and Brain Development is to study the relationship between brain and behavioral development, to clarify the role of experience in brain development and to enhance the understanding of ...
The Network on Mandated Community Treatment was established to create a scientifically sound evidence base for developing effective policy and practice on whether, and how, to require certain people with mental disorders to adhere to treatment ...
The Network on Mental Health and the Law was established to build an empirical foundation for the next generation of mental health laws — laws that will assure the rights and the safety of individuals and of ...
The Network on Socioeconomic Status and Health has enhanced understanding of the mechanisms by which socioeconomic factors affect the health of individuals and their communities.
Ages 18 to 30 is a time of profound change, when young adults acquire the skills and education they need for jobs and careers, when they establish households and relationships, begin families, and begin to contribute ...
Objectives One-fifth of the children in the United States have a diagnosable mental disorder. About 10 percent of American children receive some form of mental health care each year. Unfortunately, many of those who do receive ...
April 1, 2011 - Info sheet
MacArthur’s grantmaking is designed to support more balanced housing policies that acknowledge the importance of affordable rental housing and to help low- and moderate-income Americans improve their lives.
March 1, 2011 - Info sheet
Since 2008, MacArthur has helped 20 institutions of higher learning in 15 countries to create new, graduate Master’s in Development Practice programs with the long-term goal of establishing a new field of development practice.
February 1, 2011 - Info sheet
The MacArthur Foundation established a fund on its thirtieth anniversary in 2008 to encourage a greater sharing of experiences and international learning between its local Chicago grantees and their counterparts in other countries.
November 1, 2010 - Info sheet
A downloadable brochure describing MacArthur’s grantmaking in Russia, which supports universities and other institutions engaged in scholarly research and training, and promotes the development of effective human rights protections.
November 1, 2010 - Info sheet
MacArthur has three grantmaking programs in Mexico: population and reproductive health, human rights and justice, and migration.
October 1, 2010 - Info sheet
Each year, MacArthur provides more than $5 million in grants to research institutions, nongovernmental organizations, government agencies, and intergovernmental organizations engaged in research, policy, and practice dedicated to improving the lives of migrants.