The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation named 15 organizations in six countries as recipients of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. The awards continue the Foundation’s history of building and supporting institutions that address some of the world’s most pressing problems in creative ways.
The recipients of the 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions are awarded $350,000 to $2.5 million, depending on the annual budget of each organization.
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Goldman Environmental Prize Winners Announced
April 20, 2010
April 20, 2010, Press Release —
The Goldman Environmental Foundation has announced the six recipients of the 2010 Goldman Environmental Prize, a group of fearless emerging leaders taking on some of the world’s most pressing environmental problems affecting not only local communities but the entire planet.
The recipients are successfully dealing with issues surrounding factory livestock farming in the US, shark finning in Costa Rica and beyond, the protection of Europe’s dwindling wilderness in Poland, sustainable agriculture in Cuba, conservation that focuses on human rights in Swaziland and wild elephant conservation in Cambodia.