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.
Philanthropy and Civil Legal Aid
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Looking Beyond Ferguson
More than 100 leaders across the nation, including Public Welfare Foundation President Mary E. McClymont, ask the Obama Administration to address issues raised in the police shooting of an unarmed African-American youth.
White House Honors Two Foundation Grantees
Saru Jayaraman and Christine Owens are among nine people being recognized this week for their efforts to increase wages across the country.
Bosses and Workers
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The relationship between employers and employees has become more distant as outsourcing, subcontracting, franchising and other work arrangements have increased.