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  • Public Welfare Foundation Announces New Grants

    May 24, 2022

    The Board of Directors of Public Welfare Foundation approved $4 million in grants, including $500K for the Justice Reform…

  • New Market, TN // 2021

    Highlander Research and Education Center

    75th Anniversary True Reformer Award: support to People's Advocacy Institute to strengthen its operating and programmatic infrastructure
    Awarded
    $500,000
    Term
    24 months
    Program
    Special Opportunities
  • Walnut, CA // 2022

    Open Collective Foundation

    Support to JULIAN, a civil and human rights legal organization, for investigations of hate crimes in Mississippi.
    Awarded
    $75,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Justice Reform
  • New Market, TN // 2021

    Highlander Research and Education Center

    Support to Mississippi Prison Reform Coalition (MPRC) to reform Mississippi’s punitive sentencing laws and prison system.
    Awarded
    $100,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Justice Reform
  • Washington, DC // 2021

    National Public Radio

    Support for criminal and youth justice media coverage in three Gulf State Newsrooms: Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama.
    Awarded
    $100,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Special Opportunities
  • Brooklyn, NY // 2021

    Common Justice

    Support to collaborate with People’s Advocacy Institute for technical assistance for restorative justice-based alternatives to incarceration in Jackson and build a continuum of care in Mississippi.
    Awarded
    $100,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Special Opportunities
  • Jackson, MS // 2021

    Mississippi News and Information Corp

    Support for accurate, data-driven investigative reporting on Mississippi’s criminal and youth justice systems.
    Awarded
    $100,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Justice Reform
  • Jackson, MS // 2021

    One Voice

    Support for a criminal and youth justice landscape analysis in Mississippi.
    Awarded
    $200,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Justice Reform
  • New Market, TN // 2021

    Highlander Research and Education Center

    Support for the People's Advocacy Institute.
    Awarded
    $235,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Justice Reform
  • Columbia, MS // 2021

    New Life Fellowship Ministries

    Support to Clergy for Prison Reform for youth justice organizing in Mississippi.
    Awarded
    $75,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Justice Reform
  • Jackson, MS // 2021

    Empower Mississippi Foundation

    Support for criminal justice reform advocacy in Mississippi.
    Awarded
    $50,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Justice Reform
  • Ocean Springs, MS // 2020

    Mississippi Rising Coalition

    Support for Mississippi Prison Reform Coalition to end mass incarceration and lead efforts to build a more just and humane system in Mississippi.
    Awarded
    $100,000
    Term
    24 months
    Program
    Special Opportunities
  • Jackson, MS // 2020

    Highlander Research and Education Center

    Support for the People's Advocacy Institute.
    Awarded
    $200,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Special Opportunities
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