Grantee Profile

W. Haywood Burns Institute

Grants to W. Haywood Burns Institute

  • $230,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 2 years)

    Juvenile Justice

    OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA — The W. Haywood Burns Institute works with Models for Change states dedicated to engaging community groups and juvenile justice practitioners in a data-driven, consensus-based process to change policies, procedures, and practices to reduce racial and ethnic disparities. This grant funds a project that will identify the barriers and challenges to improving programs and services for juvenile justice system-involved youth using scientifically-validated interventions. The Institute will produce a series of issue briefs on the problem, and strategies to improve the quality of programs and services that it will disseminate broadly through workshops, conference presentations, and electronic media.

  • $750,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

    OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA — To support an operating reserve and to create a web-based technical assistance training center (over two years).

  • $350,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA — To reduce racial and ethnic disparities in Models for Change states (over two years).

  • $350,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA — To reduce disproportionate minority contact and racial and ethnic disparities in the Models for Change core and action network states (over two years).

  • $230,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA — In support of activities to reduce disproportionate minority contact and racial and ethnic disparities in the Models for Change states (over 18 months).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded W. Haywood Burns Institute $1,910,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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