Grantee Profile

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Public Health

Grants to Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Public Health

  • $585,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 1 year, 5 months)

    Juvenile Justice

    NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA — The Institute for Public Health and Justice was established in 2011 as a part of the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center as a permanent, non-governmental entity to secure and sustain the state's progress in juvenile justice system reform. This grant will support the Institute to complete its work as the Louisiana Models for Change lead entity and further develop its capacity to advance juvenile justice reform in the future.

  • $775,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA — The Institute for Public Health and Justice - established as a part of the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - was created with Foundation support as a permanent, non-governmental entity seeking to secure and sustain the progress in juvenile justice system reform achieved by Louisiana Models for Change. Since 2006, the Institute's director has been the project director for that effort, responsible for the continued implementation of the strategic work plan that guides reform efforts. The Institute will use this grant to continue its work as the state's lead entity and to establish a stable, secure foundation for continued reform.

  • $750,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA — In support of the training and delivery of community evidence-based practices to identify and treat youth with mental health and substance abuse conditions who come into contact with the juvenile justice system (over three years).

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA — In support of the training and delivery of community evidence-based practices for the identification and treatment of youth with mental health and substance abuse conditions in contact with the juvenile justice system (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Public Health $2,510,000 between 2003 and 2014.