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Our Mission

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

The Foundation looks for strategic points where its funds can make a significant difference and improve lives through policy and system reform.


Special Initiative: Civil Legal Aid

An initiative to help more low-income people get legal help to overcome pressing civil issues such as unlawful evictions, family disputes, and access to health services.

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Latest News

Public Welfare Foundation Announces New Grants
The foundation’s Board of Directors approves more than $4 million in grants to a dozen organizations across the country.

Promoting Youth Incarceration Alternatives on the Hill
Public Welfare Foundation grantees talk to members of Congress and their staffs about community alternatives to youth incarceration.

A New Era for Civil Legal Aid
Leaders in the legal community are finding innovative ways to fill the huge gap between resources and client needs.

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