Macarthur foundation grants


Based in Chicago, it is active in 60 countries, with each grant funded with no strings attached at $500,000. by funds set aside by John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur, publishers of "Reader's Digest". The grants are directed to Global Security and Sustainability and to persons expressing those themes. Artist recipients include Ida Applebroog, Eva Laramee, David Macauley, Joan Snyder, Kara Walker, Julie Mehretu, and Whitfield Lovel. Sources:; AskART biographies