Juvenile Justice Program Grants

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Subject: Juvenile Justice, Youth Crime, Youth Development
Deadline: Ongoing

"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.
Amount: Unspecified.
Contact: Link.

(NOTE: The Public Welfare Foundation also offers grants in the areas of Criminal Justice and Workers' Rights.)