Rockefeller Fund Grants Address Criminal Justice Youth

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.

Deadline: Rolling.

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.

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About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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