This year CJI held our first open application process for grants from CJI! We received 50 applications from organizations across the country eligible to receive a grant. To receive a grant from CJI, organizations must include the leadership of either formerly incarcerated people or people directly impacted by state-sanctioned violence and have budgets close to or under $500,000. These are organizations that would be too small for many larger funders but that are changing and have changed policies related to criminalization and state violence in this country as well as the conversation we're having about it.
This year CJI has committed to give $200,000 in grants, but our wild goal is to raise $50,000 more to support even more of this amazing organizing now!
Make a contribution to CJI today to help us make it happen!