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Recipient Purpose Term Amount
Institute for Justice To examine whether, and to what extent, citations are used to generate revenue for municipal governments. 2016 - 2019 $559,705
William J. Brennan, Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. To fund a fiscal-impact study of court-imposed fines and fees. 2015 - 2016 $300,000
New York University To conduct a pilot of the Graduated Reintegration approach to re-entry. 2016 - 2020 $1,657,303
American Bar Association Fund for Justice and Education To study misdemeanor courts and public defense in an effort to better understand and improve indigent criminal defense. 2018 - 2020 $656,153
Texas Public Policy Foundation To raise public awareness of reform efforts related to the criminal justice pretrial process and court-imposed fines and fees. 2017 - 2019 $286,269
Juvenile Law Center To evaluate the impact of fines and fees on youth involved in the juvenile justice system. 2015 - 2017 $232,800
William J. Brennan, Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. To fund a fiscal-impact study of court-imposed fines and fees. 2016 - 2019 $1,005,912
President and Fellows of Harvard College To fund grantee's Criminal Justice Policy Program. 2016 - 2020 $1,017,058
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. To help reduce the incarceration of indigent defendants detained solely because they are unable to pay court-imposed fines and fees. 2015 - 2019 $791,000
The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley To research, develop, and disseminate online tools designed to reform the use of fines and fees in the juvenile justice system. 2017 - 2020 $1,642,799
Juvenile Law Center To educate the public about the issue of fines and fees in the juvenile justice system. 2016 $15,000
University of Washington To study a program that pairs post-release offenders in Washington state with medical professionals. 2016 - 2019 $450,771
President and Fellows of Harvard College To conduct a randomized controlled trial on the effects of legal financial obligations on criminal defendants' recidivism and other life outcomes. 2017 - 2023 $828,987
City and County of San Francisco To develop a nonpartisan, replicable model of local government-driven fines and fees reform. 2018 - 2020 $415,597
The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles To assess the field of alternatives to fines for criminal offenses. 2015 - 2017 $61,600
Juvenile Law Center To support reforms related to the use of fines and fees in the juvenile justice system. 2017 - 2020 $1,331,271
President and Fellows of Harvard College To conduct research on day fines in Germany. 2018 - 2020 $339,034
County of Travis Justice & Public Safety Division - Criminal Justice Planning To support a permanent supportive housing project conducted by Travis County, Texas. 2013 - 2015 $69,012
University of Connecticut To study how expungement affects recidivism and employment. 2016 - 2018 Up To $74,096
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area To document municipal infraction enforcement and the debt burden it produces in six California counties. 2018 - 2020 $160,000
Public Justice Foundation To support strategic litigation to combat the criminalization of poverty. 2018 - 2021 $582,451
DataKind, Inc. To research ways to reduce recidivism among frequent offenders. 2014 - 2015 $42,644
University of North Carolina at Charlotte To evaluate the Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Driver's License Recovery Initiative. 2014 - 2016 $40,688
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law To help reduce the incarceration of indigent defendants in Arkansas and Oklahoma who are detained solely because they are unable to pay court-imposed fines and fees. 2017 - 2020 $1,345,160
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