MacArthur Foundation donations made to National League of Cities Institute

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Table of contents

Basic donor information

ItemValue
Country United States
Wikipedia pagehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_D._and_Catherine_T._MacArthur_Foundation
Facebook username macarthurfdn
Websitehttps://www.macfound.org/
Donations URLhttps://www.macfound.org/grants/
Twitter usernamemacfound
Page on philosophy informing donationshttps://www.macfound.org/about/how-we-work/
Grant application process pagehttps://www.macfound.org/info-grantseekers/
Data entry method on Donations List WebsiteSQL insertion commands generated by script https://github.com/riceissa/macarthur-foundation

Brief history: https://www.macfound.org/about/our-history/

Full donor page for donor MacArthur Foundation

Basic donee information

We do not have any donee information for the donee National League of Cities Institute in our system.

Full donee page for donee National League of Cities Institute

Donor–donee relationship

Item Value

Donor–donee donation statistics

Cause areaCountMedianMeanMinimum10th percentile 20th percentile 30th percentile 40th percentile 50th percentile 60th percentile 70th percentile 80th percentile 90th percentile Maximum
Overall 6 225,000 387,500 50,000 50,000 50,000 50,000 225,000 225,000 400,000 800,000 800,000 800,000 800,000
FIXME 6 225,000 387,500 50,000 50,000 50,000 50,000 225,000 225,000 400,000 800,000 800,000 800,000 800,000

Donation amounts by cause area and year

If you hover over a cell for a given cause area and year, you will get a tooltip with the number of donees and the number of donations.

Note: Cause area classification used here may not match that used by donor for all cases.

Cause area Number of donations Total 2017 2015 2013 1999 1997 1993
FIXME (filter this donor) 6 2,325,000.00 800,000.00 800,000.00 400,000.00 50,000.00 50,000.00 225,000.00
Total 6 2,325,000.00 800,000.00 800,000.00 400,000.00 50,000.00 50,000.00 225,000.00

Graph of spending by cause area and year (incremental, not cumulative)

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Graph of spending by cause area and year (cumulative)

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Full list of donations in reverse chronological order (6 donations)

Graph of all donations, showing the timeframe of donations

Graph of donations and their timeframes
Amount (current USD)Amount rank (out of 6)Donation dateCause areaURLInfluencerNotes
800,000.0012017FIXMEhttps://www.macfound.org/grants/-- in support of the Municipal Leadership for Justice Reform Initiative as part of the Safety and Justice Challenge. Affected countries: United States; affected cities: Washington, D.C..
800,000.0012015FIXMEhttps://www.macfound.org/grants/-- In support of the Municipal Leadership for Justice Reform Initiative (over two years). Affected countries: United States; affected cities: Washington, D.C..
400,000.0032013FIXMEhttps://www.macfound.org/grants/-- To support the Municipal Leadership for Juvenile Justice Reform (over 18 months). Affected countries: United States; affected cities: Washington, D.C..
50,000.0051999FIXMEhttps://www.macfound.org/grants/-- To support the Workforce Development for Poverty Reduction Project. Affected countries: United States; affected cities: Washington, D.C..
50,000.0051997FIXMEhttps://www.macfound.org/grants/-- To support the project Workforce Development for Poverty Reduction: An Analysis, Information, and Dissemination Strategy. Affected countries: United States; affected cities: Washington, D.C..
225,000.0041993FIXMEhttps://www.macfound.org/grants/-- To support the Urban Poverty, Economic Development, and Cities Project (over three years). Affected countries: United States; affected cities: Washington, D.C..