Project on Managing the Atom receives $2.48 million from MacArthur Foundation

MacArthur Awards $13.4 Million to Study and Support Enhanced Nuclear Security
MacArthur Foundation
March 22, 2012
Cited: The Project on Managing the Atom
Topic: Project on Managing the Atom receives $2.48 million

“CHICAGO, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today announced grants to 16 organizations totaling $13.4 million to help prevent nuclear terrorism and strengthen nuclear security around the globe. Much of the new funding will help to train and support an elite group of nuclear experts to make policy recommendations for preventing nuclear terrorism and enhancing nuclear non-proliferation. A major international Nuclear Security Summit takes place in Seoul next week.’ …

Harvard’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs received $2.48 million to support the Project on Managing the Atom, which trains the next generation of nuclear security policy experts, conducts policy research and analysis and informs the public and policymakers on nuclear issues.” 

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