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

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05.12.2017

Public Welfare Foundation Announces New Grants

The Board of Directors approved nearly $4 million in grants to nine organizations across the country. … Full Story

05.11.2017

The Pervasiveness of Wage Theft

A new study by a Public Welfare Foundation grantee shows how costly minimum wage violations are to low-wage workers in 10 key states.… Full Story

04.06.2017

The Impact of Incarceration

Facts and Figures: Some of the effects of imprisoning so many people in America… Full Story

About Us

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

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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