Grant Announcement – Public Welfare Foundation Juvenile Justice Program

 

Grant: The Foundation’s Juvenile Justice Program supports groups working to end the criminalization and over-incarceration of youth in the United States. In particular, the Program makes grants to groups that are working to advance systems reforms that will:

  • Reduce youth incarceration rates in the juvenile justice system (through policies that, for example, limit the use of incarceration, expand the use of community-based alternatives to incarceration, reduce lengths of stay, and/or decriminalize minor misbehaviors or otherwise divert youth from the juvenile court system)
  • End the practice of trying, sentencing, and incarcerating youth as adults.
  • Promote more fair and equitable treatment of youth of color by the juvenile justice system.

Funder: Public Welfare Foundation

Eligibility: See link for information on eligibility.

Amount: Unspecified.

Contact: http://www.publicwelfare.org/ApplyGrant.aspx

Deadline: June 20, 2012

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: