J. Roderick MacArthur Foundation

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J. Roderick MacArthur Foundation was formed by J. Roderick MacArthur. The foundation currently has assets of about $22 million.

"Known as "Little Mac," as opposed to "Big Mac," its purpose is "to foster democracy" by helping persons "who are inequitably treated by established institutions."

"One of Little Mac's principal beneficiaries is the American Civil Liberties Union, which honored MacArthur recently with its Roger Baldwin Award for supporting human rights causes worldwide.[1]

Trustees (2001-2006) [3]

Grantees

2001

The foundations 2001 IRS 990 Form lists the following grantees: [4]

Total $7,950,000

2002

The foundations 2001 IRS 990 Form lists the following grantees: [5]

Total $13.3 million

2003

The foundations 2001 IRS 990 Form lists the following grantees: [6]

2004

The foundations 2001 IRS 990 Form lists the following grantees: [7]

2005

The foundations 2001 IRS 990 Form lists the following grantees: [8]

2006

The foundations 2006 IRS 990 Form lists only four grantees: [9]

Resources and articles

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References

  1. About, Roderick MacArthur Justice Center, accessed October 22, 2008.
  2. United States Court of Appeals, accessed October 22, 2008.
  3. IRS 990 Form, Foundation Center, accessed October 22, 2008.
  4. IRS 990 Form (2001), Foundation Center, accessed October 22, 2008.
  5. IRS 990 Form (2002), Foundation Center, accessed October 22, 2008.
  6. IRS 990 Form (2003), Foundation Center, accessed October 22, 2008.
  7. IRS 990 Form (2004), Foundation Center, accessed October 22, 2008.
  8. IRS 990 Form (2005), Foundation Center, accessed October 22, 2008.
  9. IRS 990 Form, Foundation Center, accessed October 22, 2008.