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Grants to Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania

Amount Purpose Term Source
$832,119 To support the first phase of the Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy Innovation project. 2016 - 2017 LJAF
$6,607,597 To support the expansion of the Penn Wharton Budget Model, which analyzes the economic and budgetary impact of federal budget policy reform proposals. 2017 - 2021 LJAF
$81,579 To support the launch of a Society for Causal Inference 2020 - 2023 LJAF
$4,000,000 To support the analysis and impact of federal budget policy reform proposals for policymakers. 2020 - 2022 LJAF
$2,348,897 To design and implement a value-based fee schedule under fee-for-service system, with the overall goal of increasing adoption of payment models that constrain total cost of care and unnecessary utilization. 2022 - 2025 LJAF
$213,574 To pilot a method of systematically collecting data about public and private healthcare payment practices to improve treatment of opioid use disorder. 2018 - 2019 LJAF
$209,841 To support research into the effects of private equity investment on nursing homes. 2021 - 2023 LJAF
$4,117,921 To support implementation of the Transitional Care Model across four hospital systems. 2020 - 2023 LJAF
$648,065 To develop high-quality teachers in the Aldine Independent School District in Texas. 2011 - 2012 LJAF
$2,509,009 To conduct research with the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office to evaluate which prosecutor-driven policies can improve fairness and efficiency in the criminal justice system. 2020 - 2022 LJAF
$260,801 To assess the impact of the new bail procedures in Harris County, Texas. 2020 - 2022 LJAF
$224,386 To fund a study of the effects of vertical and horizontal defense representation models on case and criminal justice outcomes. 2016 - 2022 LJAF
$329,060 To fund a randomized controlled trial of an informational tool for public defenders designed to reduce sentencing disparities. 2016 - 2023 LJAF
$175,198 To develop new law enforcement strategies for illicit opioid markets in Massachusetts. 2021 - 2022 LJAF
$67,000 To develop tools to assist law enforcement agencies and courts in responding to incidents of domestic violence. 2013 - 2016 LJAF


Arnold Ventures funds projects to understand problems and identify policy solutions.