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  • Madison, WI // 2020

    University of Wisconsin Foundation

    Support to the UW Justice Lab for a data landscape analysis on Milwaukee’s adult and youth justice systems and public safety efforts.
    Awarded
    $71,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Special Opportunities
  • 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
  • Louisville, KY // 2020

    Community Foundation of Louisville, Inc.

    Support for local, community rooted organizations in Louisville responding to racial injustice, protecting peaceful protests, COVID-19 response efforts, and to establish a scholarship fund to honor the lives of Breonna Taylor and David McAtee.
    Awarded
    $250,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Special Opportunities
  • Washington, DC // 2020

    National Public Radio

    Support for coverage on criminal justice reform issues.
    Awarded
    $200,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Special Opportunities
  • St. Paul, MN // 2020

    TakeAction Minnesota Education Fund

    Support for Black Vision Collective to organize the Black Minneapolis community and dismantle systems of violence.
    Awarded
    $300,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Special Opportunities
  • Washington, DC // 2020

    Free Minds Book Club

    Support for the Book Club & Writing Workshops, and Emerging Leaders: On the Same Page, an initiative providing restorative, community-focused efforts to formerly incarcerated young adults in DC.
    Awarded
    $100,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Special Opportunities
  • Brooklyn, NY // 2020

    Common Justice

    General support.
    Awarded
    $200,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Special Opportunities
  • Washington, DC // 2020

    Voices for a Second Chance

    Support for COVID-19 response efforts.
    Awarded
    $50,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Special Opportunities
  • Oakland, CA // 2020

    National Institute for Criminal Justice Reform

    Support for policy and technical assistance for D.C.'s Criminal Justice Coordinating Council Project.
    Awarded
    $150,000
    Term
    12 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
  • Washington, DC // 2020

    Greater Washington Community Foundation

    Support for COVID-19 response efforts.
    Awarded
    $100,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Special Opportunities
  • Milwaukee, WI // 2020

    Greater Milwaukee Foundation

    Support to the Blueprint for Peace Fund in its public health approach to violence prevention that prioritizes areas hardest hit by persistent violence and incarceration in Milwaukee.
    Awarded
    $200,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Special Opportunities
  • Milwaukee, WI // 2020

    Wisconsin Voices Inc

    Support to the African-American Roundtable and expansion of the LiberateMKE campaign to mobilize residents around alternatives to incarceration and community reinvestment in Milwaukee.
    Awarded
    $100,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Special Opportunities
  • Calabasas, CA //

    Social & Environmental Entrepreneurs

    Support to Women Involved in Reentry Efforts to mobilize formerly incarcerated women to lead criminal justice reform efforts in Washington, D.C.
    Awarded
    $25,000
    Term
    6 months
    Program
    Special Opportunities
  • Washington, DC // 2020

    The Education Trust

    Support for the campaign to ensure access to higher education for incarcerated students.
    Awarded
    $200,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Special Opportunities
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