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Funding Available to Support Grassroots Organizing for a Healthy Juvenile Justice System

The Positive Youth Justice Initiative is entering its third phase, with up to $750,000 in grant funding available for nonprofit organizations in California to advance positive juvenile justice.

The Center for Health Program Management will fund grassroots organizations to advance the work of the Positive Youth Justice Initiative through community organizing to accelerate a statewide movement toward a more youth development-focused juvenile justice system. Awards will range from $75,000 to $150,000 over 18 months in counties throughout the state that are poised to transform their juvenile justice system.

Letters of intent are due on Aug. 2 by 1 p.m. and applications are due on Sept. 1 by 1 p.m.

Proposers’ Conferences

Three proposers’ conferences are planned to review the funding opportunity and the application process. Participation in a conference is strongly recommended, but not required.

Application Materials

Learn more about the Positive Youth Justice Initiative and get application materials on the Center for Health Program Management web site.

 

The Positive Youth Justice Initiative is funded by Sierra Health Foundation, The California Endowment and The California Wellness Foundation, and is managed by the Center for Health Program Management.