MacArthur Doubles Down: Education and Digital Media Grants Foster Summer Learning

Although The MacArthur Foundation's education funding has historically focused on international improvements, it is doing a fair job of supporting learning initiatives right here in Chicago. MacArthur is currently supporting the City of Chicago and Mozilla to reward children for summer program participation through the Summer of Learning initiative.

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MacArthur Boosts Chicago Summer Concert Series

The Grant Park Music Festival is the largest free summer classical music series in the country. The MacArthur Foundation awarded $262,500 to the Grant Park Orchestral Association and Music Festival to use between 2010 and 2013. These funds are indicative of MacArthur's continued support for the festival's ten-week summer seasons, which are all free and open to the public.
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