The City’s Criminal Justice Microgrant Fund will award and distribute $225,000 in grants in summer 2022.
There will be an information session on July 11th at 5:30 p.m. that addresses common questions about the application. Email MacarthurSJC@phila.gov to get a Zoom link to the session.
The Criminal Justice Microgrant Fund provides resources to community-based organizations doing innovative work on criminal justice reform. This work must further the goals of the City’s participation in the MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge. The fund is a collaboration between the City and its criminal justice and community partners.
The fund aims to support projects that:
The Criminal Justice Microgrant Fund will award and distribute 15 microgrants for $15,000 each. The fund will award grants in the following categories:
Organizations must select one category.
All applications will be reviewed by the Criminal Justice Grantmaking Committee. The Grantmaking Committee will include members of the Community Advisory Committee and partners from local government. The Grantmaking Committee’s recommendations will be presented to the full MacArthur Implementation Team for final funding decisions.
To be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Criminal Justice Microgrant funds will not support:
The committee will use the criteria below to evaluate all proposals.