FOR CREATIVE AND EFFECTIVE NONPROFITS
Up To $1 Million Each for Innovative Organizations Worldwide
The MacArthur Awards for Creative and Effective Institutions, selected by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, will be announced on Wednesday, January 19.
The Awards, which recognize exceptional Foundation grantees and help ensure their sustainability, reflect MacArthur’s tradition of encouraging creativity and building effective institutions to help address some of the world’s most challenging problems. The Awards provide organizations up to $1 million each to advance their missions.
In 2009, eight organizations from five different countries received the Awards, with missions ranging from defending equality in the Nigerian legal system (Access to Justice) to transforming low-income Chicago neighborhoods (Center for Neighborhood Technology) to advocating for conservation of natural resources (Caribbean Natural Resource Institute). Information on previous recipients.