The Langeloth Foundation is in a strategic spend-down and is no longer accepting applications.

Our Approach

What We Invest In

Focus Areas

In an effort to target the issues we consider key to achieving our goal of safe and healthy communities, the Foundation has established focus areas.

Justice Reform

We support national organizations with local partners working toward a more equitable and humane justice system.

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Change Levers

We use targeted funding approaches in order to bring lasting change. We look for strategic opportunities, informed by strong analysis and field input, to invest in:

Advocacy & Organizing

Grassroots organizing and mobilization

Grassroots leadership development and support

Elevate the leadership of people who are most affected by our issues

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Field Building

Building new shared knowledge and understanding across organizations

Supporting and expanding relationships and influence

Building and strengthening coalitions

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Media, Communications, & Narrative Change


Issue re-framing

Public and political will building

Narrative change/culture work

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Policy analysis

Evidence-based policy development

Policymaker education

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