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

Our giving centers on issues in Criminal Justice, Health, Education, and Public Finance, and is guided by Evidence-Based Policy, Research, and Advocacy. We have supported more than 1,000 projects since we began in 2010.

In January 2019, we launched a new strategy for Arnold Ventures focusing on achieving policy change in our core areas of Criminal Justice, Health, Education, and Public Finance using Research, Evidence and Advocacy as our tools. To do this, we support organizations that are aligned with our objective of maximizing opportunity and minimizing injustice. This support is awarded through three funding entities: Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF), Laura and John Arnold Donor Advised Fund (DAF), and Action Now Initiative (ANI). The information below includes all LJAF historical giving from 2011 to 2018. Going forward, this will be updated with all LJAF, DAF, and ANI giving related to our core areas and emerging areas, which currently include climate, democracy, and journalism. LJAF and DAF giving will be updated quarterly, and ANI giving will be updated annually. Learn more about the Arnolds’ personal philanthropy. Explore the grants below by hovering over a Focus Area, and click on the highlighted bubble to learn more about the project. Click on a Focus Area to see all related grants. View a searchable database of the grants here.

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