Grantee Profile

Justice at Stake

Grants to Justice at Stake

  • $230,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 1 year)

    Strengthening American Democracy

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Justice at Stake is the leader of the national nonpartisan coalition to protect the independence of state and federal courts and their capacity to provide effective, transparent justice. It works with national and state-based organizations to promote merit-based selection of judges, public financing of judicial elections, disclosure and recusal policies related to campaign contributors, and a more diverse and better funded judiciary. This grant supports general operations and a strategic planning process.

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Strengthening American Democracy

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Justice at Stake is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that serves as the leader of a growing national coalition of more than 50 organizations working to protect the independence of state and federal courts and their capacity to provide effective, transparent justice. Justice at Stake provides strategic planning and communication to coalition partners in their efforts to defend and advance merit selection of judges, public financing of judicial elections, and improved laws for recusal and disclosure. Justice at Stake increases public awareness through a targeted media program informed by public opinion research. This grant will provide support to Justice at Stake's judicial selection and campaign reform efforts.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Justice at Stake $630,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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