November 6, 2019

Phoebus Criminal Justice Initiative

About the Phoebus Criminal Justice Initiative

The Phoebus Criminal Justice Initiative provides grants to organizations using community organizing for criminal justice reform. Grantees target issues that include (but are not limited to) police accountability, racially biased sentencing policies, growth of the for-profit prison industry, criminalization of youth, and the death penalty.

The Phoebu...

September 30, 2019

City Launches Second Round of Violence Prevention Grants for Community-Based Organizations

The Office of Violence Prevention today opened the second cycle of the Targeted Community Investment Grant Program to award microgrants to community-based organizations that offer high-quality violence prevention services and supports. 

“We are funding grassroot organizations that do exceptional work in the community to stop the violence,”...

September 4, 2019

Philly Counts 2020 Action Fund

The Corporate and Philanthropy Subcommittee of Mayor Jim Kenney’s Complete Count Committee and Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia are pleased to announce guidelines for the Philly Counts 2020 Action Fund, which will accept grant proposals between August 2019 - Spring 2020 from Philadelphia organizations prepared to support the promotion and completion of the 2020 Census in Philadelphia...

August 20, 2019

Immigrant Communities Safe & Thriving

The Alfred and Mary Douty Foundation is inviting proposals for its 2019 RFP, the focus of which is Immigrant Communities Safe & Thriving. Under the RFP, grants of $20,000 per year over three years will be awarded to organizations located in the Pennsylvania counties of Philadelphia and Montgomery working to create safe spaces for and/or strengthen the capacity of local immigrant communities...

August 20, 2019

Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program

The Ben and Jerry’s Foundation is inviting applications for its Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program.

Through the program, grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded to nonprofit community-based groups in the United States working to advance social and environmental justice and support sustainable and just food systems. The foundation prioritizes the types of activities and...

August 20, 2019

Borealis Philanthropy Invites Applications for the Spark Justice Fund

The Spark Justice Fund is a donor collaborative at Borealis Philanthropy that supports grassroots organizing and advocacy groups working to end the use of money bail in the criminal justice system, transform pretrial justice, and build power in communities most impacted by incarceration in the United States.

To advance this mission, the fund is inviting LOIs f...

August 19, 2019

Reentry Coalition Releases Report on the Landscape of Reentry Services in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Reentry Coalition has released our long awaited report, “Philadelphia’s Reentry Services Landscape.”  This report, co-authored by Temple University’s Department of Criminal Justice, is a comprehensive survey of more than 100 programs that serve people with criminal justice system involvement. The report reflects our stra...

August 19, 2019

[Apply Now] Re-Employment Support and Training for the Opioid Related Epidemic Grant Program

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Women’s Bureau is seeking applications for the Re-Employment Support and Training for the Opioid Related Epidemic (RESTORE) Grant Program, which provides funding to directly address the employment needs of women affected by the opioid crisis and combat its impact in some of the hardest hit areas of th...

August 13, 2019

Request for Letters of Interest for Innovative Homelessness Prevention and Diversion Activities for Families

The Office of Homeless Services is seeking Letters of Interest from not-for-profit organizations interested in piloting innovative approaches for prevention and diversion activities to assist households who would be literally homeless “but for” this assistance. 

OHS intend...

August 6, 2019

Innovations in Supervision Initiative: Community Corrections Collaborations to Reduce Violent Crime and Recidivism

In partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center is seeking applications from state and local government agencies or federally recognized tribal entities to serve as model sites in the Innovations in Supervision Initiative...

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