Major funding for FRONTLINE/World is provided by Shell, supporting freedom of the press and the independent journalists who tell the stories of our times.
Other major funding is from the John D.
and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is a private,
independent grantmaking institution dedicated to helping groups
and individuals foster lasting improvement in the human condition.
The Foundation seeks the development of healthy individuals
and effective communities; peace within and among nations; responsible
choices about human reproduction; and a global ecosystem capable
of supporting healthy human societies. The Foundation pursues
this mission by supporting research, policy development, dissemination,
education and training, and practice.
Additional funding is from the William
and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the Skoll Foundation.
The Hewlett Foundation's broad purpose is to promote the
well-being of humanity by supporting selected activities of
a charitable nature, as well as organizations or institutions
engaged in such activities.
The Skoll Foundation's mission is to advance systemic change to benefit communities around the world by investing in, connecting and celebrating social entrepreneurs. Social entrepreneurs are proven leaders whose approaches and solutions to social problems are helping to better the lives and circumstances of countless underserved or disadvantaged individuals.
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