Prisons and Jails

American Civil Liberties Foundation
$75,000
Amplify/Correctional Association

$50,000

A two-year grant of $150,000 for advancing the rights and the well being of prisoners with mental illness, as part of the efforts of the National Prison Project.

David Fathi, Director National Prison Project
915 15th Street, NW, 7th Floor
Washington, DC 20005

 

A one year grant for strengthening the Correctional Association’s statewide Raise the Age campaign to end the practice of prosecuting children as adults through the distribution of supportive videos and social media to target key legislators to vote for the relevant legislation.

Richard Greenberg, Founding Partner and President
59 Lincoln Park, Suite 320
Newark, NJ 07102

 

Esperanza
$50,000
New HOUR for Women and Children
$25,000
A two-year grant of $100,000 for salary support of an in-house, part-time psychiatrist for home visits to young people (11-18) involved in the juvenile justice system.

Jenny Kronenfeld, Executive Director
636 Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10012

A one year grant for operating support of this new agency which offers education and mental health services to women in the Riverhead Jail in Suffolk County and re-entry services to them upon their release.

Angela Delcid, Executive Director
P.O. Box 213
Brentwood, NY 11717

The New York Foundling
$37,500
The Osborne Association
$50,000
A two-year grant of $75,000 for the Families Rising Program, which is an alternative to incarceration effort for youthful offenders and which brings Functional Family Therapy into the offender’s home so that he or she and the family can be treated for PTSD and other disturbances.

Bill Baccaglini, President and CEO
590 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10011

A two-year grant of $100,000 for salary support of an LCSW or psychologist, trained in trauma therapy, to treat ex-offenders in the agency’s community settings.

Liz Gaynes, President and CEO
809 Westchester Avenue
Bronx, NY 10455

Witness to Innocence
$25,000 
A two-year grant of $50,000 for salary support of a social worker, who would connect exonerated death row survivors to mental health services and benefits.

Mr. Terry Rumsey, Grants Manager
1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102