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The Public Welfare Foundation supports efforts to advance justice and opportunity for people in need. Read More

Latest News

05.15.2018

Youth, Inequities, and Justice

A new series of research papers looks at causes, consequences, and some better results for youth and the justice system … Full Story

05.10.2018

Public Welfare Foundation Announces New Grants

The Board of Directors approved nearly $6 million for 10 organizations across the country… Full Story

04.30.2018

Giving People with Criminal Records
a Second Chance

Fighting to break free from the second prison… Full Story

About Us

The Public Welfare Foundation supports efforts to advance justice and opportunity for people in need. Read More

Special Opportunities Program

Race, Redemption and Restoration

A targeted cluster of grants is made through the Foundation’s Special Opportunities Program with a focus on race, redemption and restoration. To apply for grants in these areas, please submit a Letter of Inquiry.

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Special Initiative:

Civil Legal Aid

While the Foundation is not giving new grants under this initiative, there is still ongoing work to enhance the civil legal system. Learn more.

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Rental Space

The True Reformer Building, a civic and cultural landmark located in Washington, DC's historic U Street/Shaw neighborhood offers two unique meeting/event spaces for use by community organizations and the public. Learn more

Apply for a Grant

The Public Welfare Foundation has a two-step application process that includes both a letter of inquiry (LOI) and a full proposal. We invite full proposals after reviewing letters of inquiry. Learn more

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