Art for Justice Fund Announces Fall 2018 Grant RecipientsNovember 28, 2018
The New York City-based Art for Justice Fund has announced Fall 2018 grants in support of criminal justice reform and efforts to address the negative consequences of mass incarceration in the United States.
Created in 2017 by philanthropist Agnes Gund in partnership with the Ford Foundation and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, the fund is a five-year initiative to address the crisis of mass incarceration in America by connecting criminal justice advocates and artists. In its latest funding round, the fund awarded grants totaling more than $7 million to thirty-two organizations working in four priority areas — changing narratives about criminal justice through art, reducing excessive prison sentences, keeping people out of jail and prison, and improving reentry into the community for the formerly incarcerated. To date, the fund has awarded grants totaling more than $40 million to a hundred organizations and individuals…Read MoreBack to News