Grantee Profile

Center for Law and Social Policy

Grants to Center for Law and Social Policy

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Center for Law and Social Policy's (CLASP) mission is to develop and advocate for federal, state and local policies that improve the lives of low-income people. Through research, analysis, and effective advocacy, it develops and promotes new ideas, mobilizes other groups, and directly assists governments and advocates with solutions that strengthen families and create pathways to education. It will use this grant to produce information and provide technical assistance to help states respond to federal deficit reduction enactments without harming low-income children, families, and adults.

  • $10,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Housing

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Center's web portal, Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity: The Source for News, Ideas and Action was launched in 2007 to foster non-partisan debate and disseminate information about policy approaches for addressing poverty and opportunity. It has become policymakers' most widely-used resource for timely information about how best to meet the needs of people in poverty struggling to move up the economic ladder. The Spotlight team will use this grant to develop and promote an exclusive commentary series around the Foundation's How Housing Matters conference, and extensively promote conference commentary and video footage through new media channels.

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of general operations (over two years).

  • $600,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of general operations (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Center for Law and Social Policy $1,260,000 between 2003 and 2014.