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)
Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services
New York County Behavioral Health Diversion Forum
CASES will partner with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to convene the New York County Behavioral Health Diversion Forum, a group including government agencies, criminal justice stakeholders, advocacy and consumer groups, and treatment and service providers. The Forum will continue its work to improve access to and outcomes of diversion programs for individuals with behavioral health needs in New York County Criminal and Supreme Courts.
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.
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.