The MacArthur Foundation recently awarded Leadership Newark Class of 2011 alumnus Damon Rich their “genius” fellowship grant. As a recipient, 2017 MacArthur Fellows receive a one-time grant of $625,000.
The MacArthur Foundation awards annual, no-strings-attached fellowships to “extraordinarily talented and creative individuals as an investment in their potential.”
Damon has made many strides in the world of urban planning, especially within the City of Newark. To read more about his accomplishments and what led him to this great chapter, click here. Congrats, Damon!