SJCPF makes proactive investments in innovative solutions and best practices for improving the emotional and physical well-being of individuals in vulnerable communities. These are fund-directed investments and not open for traditional grant application process.

Examples of our Innovation Grants in 2018 include:

  • Support for Project Kinship, a community-based organization utilizing trauma-informed care, restorative justice, and workforce development strategies to support people who were formerly incarcerated as they re-enter their communities.
  • Support for Orange County Opportunity Initiative, a regional effort to increase access to legal services for immigrants needing administrative relief through coordination, civic engagement, and advocacy.

If you are interested in finding out more general information about our Innovation Grants, please contact SJCPF here.