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MacArthur Foundation and the Recent Multi-Foundation Commitment of $1.7+ Billion to Nonprofit Organizations in Wake of Pandemic

December 1, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am


Back in June, the MacArthur Foundation—in partnership with the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Ford Foundation, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation—announced their commitment to increasing payouts by 1.7+ billion to nonprofit organizations over the next three years.

Join the Philanthropy Club on Tuesday, December 1, to hear more about the MacArthur Foundation’s plans from Tara Magner, MacArthur’s Director of the Chicago Commitment. Learn more about the funds and how they might apply to your organization.

The session will be moderated by Rich Gage, Senior Development Officer, Lawrence Hall.


Featured Panelist:

Tara Magner was named the Director of the Chicago Commitment in January 2016. Prior to this assignment, Tara served as a Program Officer in U.S. Programs, focusing on the Migration, Policy Research, and other program areas. Tara joined MacArthur in 2012 after two stints with Senator Patrick Leahy on the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary (2001-2006 and 2009-2012). After the 2008 election, Tara was a member of President Obama’s Transition Policy Working Group on Immigration. She has also served as a Commissioner on the American Bar Association’s Commission on Immigration; Director of Policy at the National Immigrant Justice Center; and Deputy Director of the Winston Foundation.

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