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02.08.2016

Advancing Justice for All

A newly announced project, supported by the Public Welfare Foundation, will help states better address gaps in the civil justice system.… Full Story

01.13.2016

Ensuring Meaningful Access to Justice

Finding new ways to make civil courts more welcoming, especially for millions of people who have to fight their cases without a lawyer.… Full Story

01.11.2016

Public Welfare Foundation Announces New Grants

The Board of Directors approved more than $4.4 million to support nine organizations across the country.… Full Story

About Us

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

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Special Initiative:

Civil Legal Aid

A targeted cluster of grants is awarded through the Foundation’s Special Initiative to strengthen core elements of the national legal aid infrastructure, including innovations for better and more effective service delivery. Grants awarded through this initiative are by invitation only.

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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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