MacArthur Foundation donations made to Temple University

This is an online portal with information on donations that were announced publicly (or have been shared with permission) that were of interest to Vipul Naik. The git repository with the code for this portal, as well as all the underlying data, is available on GitHub. All payment amounts are in current United States dollars (USD). The repository of donations is being seeded with an initial collation by Issa Rice as well as continued contributions from him (see his commits and the contract work page listing all financially compensated contributions to the site) but all responsibility for errors and inaccuracies belongs to Vipul Naik. Current data is preliminary and has not been completely vetted and normalized; if sharing a link to this site or any page on this site, please include the caveat that the data is preliminary (if you want to share without including caveats, please check with Vipul Naik). We expect to have completed the first round of development by the end of March 2022. See the about page for more details. Also of interest: pageview data on analytics.vipulnaik.com, tutorial in README, request for feedback to EA Forum.

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

ItemValue
Country
Facebook page templeu
Websitehttp://www.temple.edu/
Twitter usernametempleuniv
Wikipedia pagehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temple_University
Instagram usernametempleuniv

Full donee page for donee Temple University

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 4 600,000 1,688,750 500,000 500,000 500,000 600,000 600,000 600,000 2,655,000 2,655,000 3,000,000 3,000,000 3,000,000
FIXME 4 600,000 1,688,750 500,000 500,000 500,000 600,000 600,000 600,000 2,655,000 2,655,000 3,000,000 3,000,000 3,000,000

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 2010 2009 2007 2006
FIXME (filter this donor) 4 6,755,000.00 3,000,000.00 500,000.00 2,655,000.00 600,000.00
Total 4 6,755,000.00 3,000,000.00 500,000.00 2,655,000.00 600,000.00

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 (4 donations)

Graph of all donations, showing the timeframe of donations

Graph of donations and their timeframes
Amount (current USD)Amount rank (out of 4)Donation dateCause areaURLInfluencerNotes
3,000,000.0012010FIXMEhttps://www.macfound.org/grants/-- To support a longitudinal study on the differential effects of informal vs. formal processing in the juvenile justice system on the behavior and development of first-time juvenile offenders (over three years). Affected countries: United States; affected states: Pennsylvania; affected cities: Philadelphia.
500,000.0042009FIXMEhttps://www.macfound.org/grants/-- To oversee and coordinate the design and implementation of research activities related to Models for Change (over two years). Affected countries: United States; affected states: Pennsylvania; affected cities: Philadelphia.
2,655,000.0022007FIXMEhttps://www.macfound.org/grants/-- In support of a project to oversee and coordinate the design and implementation of research activities related to the Models for Change initiative (over two years). Affected countries: United States; affected states: Pennsylvania; affected cities: Philadelphia.
600,000.0032006FIXMEhttps://www.macfound.org/grants/-- In support of a project on copyright and fair use for media literacy (over two years). Affected countries: United States; affected states: Pennsylvania; affected cities: Philadelphia.