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08.26.2015

Putting a Spotlight on Worker Health and Safety

Celeste Monforton, project director for Public Welfare Foundation grantee Beyond OSHA, talks about worker health and safety . To view the full video, click here.… Full Story

08.25.2015

Extra! Extra!

Philanthropic support for media encourages more in-depth and investigative reporting, while also drawing attention to issues that matter to foundations. … Full Story

08.21.2015

Foundation Recognized for Its Support of Pretrial Reform

The Public Welfare Foundation Receives a Partners Award from the National Association of Pretrial Services Agencies.… Full Story

About Us

The Public Welfare Foundation supports efforts to advance justice and opportunity for people in need. Read More

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Special Initiative:

Civil Legal Aid

A targeted cluster of grants is awarded through the Foundation’s Special Initiative to strengthen core elements of the national legal aid infrastructure, including innovations for better and more effective service delivery. Grants awarded through this initiative are by invitation only.

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Rental Space

The True Reformer Building, a civic and cultural landmark located in Washington, DC's historic U Street/Shaw neighborhood offers two unique meeting/event spaces for use by community organizations and the public. Learn more

Apply for a Grant

The Public Welfare Foundation has a two-step application process that includes both a letter of inquiry (LOI) and a full proposal. We invite full proposals after reviewing letters of inquiry. Learn more

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