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8 Nonprofits Win Big MacArthur Foundation Grants Promoting Justice, Prison Reform And More

Associated Press | Posted 02.05.2015 | Impact

CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois prison watchdog group and a Montana organization that tracks campaign contributions in 50 states are among the nine winne...

Here Are The 21 MacArthur Geniuses You Should Know This Year

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.17.2014 | Arts

From a 36-year-old Harvard mathematician to 71-year-old independent historian to 53-year-old public artist, the class of 2014 MacArthur Fellows is her...

MacArthur Genius Grants Awarded

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.25.2013 | Arts

What do a 60-year-old video artist, a 36-year-old atomic physicist, and a 53-year-old behavioral economist have in common? Not much, probably, except ...

Charity Gives $625,000 In 'Genius' Grants -- No Strings Attached!

Reuters | Posted 11.25.2013 | Impact

By Lisa Maria Garza Sept 25 (Reuters) - A writer of fantasy books set in swamps of Florida and a primary care doctor in New Jersey are...

MacArthur Increases 'Genius Grants' To $625K

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 10.27.2013 | Arts

CHICAGO — The MacArthur Foundation announced Tuesday that it is increasing the value of its annual "genius grants" to $625,000. Previously, gra...

MacArthur Foundation Lays Egg

Steven Clifford | Posted 12.07.2012 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

I am resilient. I will recover from MacArthur's snub, as I do every year. But what message do they send to America's budding artists and scientists?

MacArthur Genius Grants Announced

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.11.2012 | Arts

Winners for the The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation fellowship -- commonly known as the "genius awards" -- were leaked today on the New ...

'Genius Grants' Announced

AP | By CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 11.19.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- A Chicago skyscraper architect, a New York City children's choir founder and a North Carolina scientist who studies how to prevent sports-r...

Genius Grants 2009: Read The Full List Of Winners

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO — A newspaper reporter who refuses to forget decades-old murders and a law professor trying to get people to forget the way they think a...