The David Rockefeller Fund provides a wide range of support, including funding through the Criminal Justice Program which focuses on supporting bold new ideas and policy proposals and initiatives for transforming detention/incarceration policy.
The Fund also supports art programs in New York City that address social change.) Letters of inquiry are reviewed throughout the year. The Fund currently has three primary program areas: Arts, Criminal Justice, and Environment. The Arts Program focuses on cultivating, showcasing and disseminating the stories of innovative art for social change in New York City. He other competitions are national. The Criminal Justice program and the Environment program supports new ideas, initiatives and policy breakthroughs in support of bipartisan U.S. climate leadership.
The Fund also underwrites a limited number of initiatives designed to encourage family members’ individual philanthropic involvement and interests
Youth groups have won in the past. The Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth, Washington, DC, won $100,000; FJC (New York Youth Justice Initiative), New York, NY $5,000 and Girl Be Heard Brooklyn, $25,000.
Info: https://goo.gl/t8nFr2 for questions about this funding competition.