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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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08.25.2016

Spotlight on the Public Welfare Foundation

The mission and work of the Foundation are featured in the latest issue of a philanthropic member organization’s newsletter. … Full Story

08.05.2016

From Heartbreak to Healing –
the Journey of Crime Survivors

In April, about 500 people gathered at the Convention Center in downtown Sacramento, California for the annual Survivors Speak Conference.…… Full Story

06.03.2016

Who is Pushing to Keep Kids out of Adult Court?

Advocates have helped change state laws and policies that have been harmful to youth, their families, and communities.… 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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