John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

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The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation funds the Families and Work Institute.[1]

Between July 1, 2008–June 30, 2009, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation contributed at least $1,000,000 to the Brookings Institution.[2]

Between 2007 and 2010 the foundation made $651,840,190 in grants.[3]

Staff

As at Feb 10, 2010, the following served on the staff of the Foundation:[4]

Office of the President

Program on Global Security and Sustainability

Indian Office

Mexican Office

Nigerian Office

Russian Office

Program on Human and Community Development

General Program

Fellows Program

Office of the General Counsel

Human Resources

Office of the Vice President

Grants Management, Research, and Information

Office of the Chief Information Officer

Public Affairs

Office of the Chief Financial Officer

Finance

Administration

Investments

Arms Control Association

The Arms Control Association was founded in 1971 and is based in Washington, D.C. The Association claims to be a national nonpartisan membership organization, dedicated to promoting public understanding of and support for effective arms control policies. As at March 19, 2010, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation was funding the Arms Control Association.

Cuba trip funding

In January 1997 a four-day trip to Cuba was sponsored by the Washington-based Center for International Policy, which used more than $12,000 in MacArthur Foundation funds to take staffers of key Senate and House members on a mission aimed at educating Congress on the need for more dialogue with Cuba, said executive-director Bill Goodfellow.

"People on the Hill, you know, are afraid to say anything because they fear the political power of the Miami Cubans, particularly the Cuban American National Foundation, Goodfellow said. [5]

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