Subject: Juvenile Justice, Youth Crime, Youth Development
"The [Public Welfare] Foundation’s Juvenile Justice Program supports groups working to end the criminalization and overincarceration of youth in the United States. In particular, the Program makes grants to groups that are working to:
- Advance state policies that restrict the juvenile justice system’s use of incarceration and expand the use of community-based programs for youth;
- End the practice of trying, sentencing, and incarcerating youth in the adult criminal justice system; and
- Promote the fair and equitable treatment of youth of color who come into contact with the juvenile justice system."
Funder: The Public Welfare Foundation
Eligibility: Primarily non-profits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS.
(NOTE: The Public Welfare Foundation also offers grants in the areas of Criminal Justice and Workers' Rights.)