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Grants to Vera Institute of Justice, Inc.

Amount Purpose Term Source
$44,327 To conduct a rigorous evaluation of criteria-based dispatching in a 911 call center. 2019 - 2020 LJAF
$7,000,000 To help reimagine the American prison system through strategic communications and expanding and evaluating the Restoring Promise initiative. 2019 - 2023 LJAF
$384,273 To analyze the connections between jail and prison populations and create a publicly available dataset with corrections metrics. 2018 - 2020 LJAF
$200,000 To identify strategies to safely reduce the jail population in New Orleans, Louisiana. 2016 - 2018 LJAF
$1,900,000 To support evidence-based practices by prosecutors. 2020 - 2022 LJAF
$1,801,345 To study the statewide impact of the New York State bail reform legislation. 2019 - 2024 LJAF
$1,479,382 To pilot a Rural Jails Research and Policy Network through the creation of Rural Jail Research and Policy Hubs in two states. 2019 - 2023 LJAF
$600,000 To support fines and fees reform in New Mexico, Virginia, and Washington. 2021 - 2023 DAF
$300,000 To better understand the impacts of policy changes regarding youth electronic monitoring and fines and fees. 2022 - 2024 LJAF
$319,960 To conduct research on the process and outcomes of 911 calls for service. 2018 - 2020 LJAF
$100,000 To conduct a cost-benefit analysis of the use of court-imposed fines and fees in New Orleans, Louisiana. 2016 - 2017 LJAF
$499,436 To reform the user-funded justice system in New Orleans, Louisiana. 2018 - 2020 LJAF
$1,540,563 To conduct research in five states to determine the amount collected from fines and fees, how this revenue is used, and alternate revenue sources. 2019 - 2021 LJAF
$15,000 To support video creation and livestream. 2019 LJAF


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