The Foundation announced awards of approximately $3.5 Million for its spring 2016 grant-making cycle. The awards were given to nine organizations working on a range of issues: (READ MORE)
Coverage of Disadvantaged and Vulnerable Populations
NPR will examine a broad range of topics within criminal justice, including such critical matters as mental illness within the criminal justice system, the intersection of crime and policing within distressed neighborhoods and the efforts being made around prison reform.
Common Ground Communities
Neighborhood Violence Prevention
Community Solutions will implement a three year project to reduce violence in the Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn, one of most violent communities in New York City. Work will focus on the dense public housing developments in the neighborhood and on the most frequent perpetrators and victims of violence.
The Foundation's grant-making program is centered on the concepts of health and well-being. The Foundation's purpose is to promote and support effective and creative programs, practices and policies related to healing from illness, accident, physical, social or emotional trauma, and to extend the availability of programs that promote healing to underserved populations.