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

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09.15.2017

Public Welfare Foundation Announces New Grants

The Board of Directors approved nearly $2.4 million in grants to six organizations across the country. … Full Story

08.25.2017

Shutting Down New Jersey’s Youth Prisons

Ryan Haygood and Andrea McChristian of the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice talk about the collective efforts of a diverse coalition to close secure facilities for New Jersey youth.… Full Story

08.03.2017

Strong Public Support for Civil Justice Reform

New opinion research shows that overwhelming majorities of voters believe it is important to ensure that everyone has access to the civil justice system.… Full Story

About Us

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

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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