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Center for Law and Social Policy

Washington, D.C.

Center for Law and Social Policy was awarded $2,360,000 between 1999 and 2012, including 6 grants in Housing and Policy Research.


2012 • 1 year, 6 months • Policy Research

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.


2011 • 1 year • Housing

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.


2009 • 2 years • Policy Research

In support of general operations (over two years).


2006 • 3 years • Policy Research

In support of general operations (over three years).


2002 • 2 years • Policy Research

To support policy analysis and public education to increase economic security for low-income families with children (over two years).


1999 • 1 year • Policy Research

To support the project Beyond Devolution: Welfare Reform, Income Support and Workforce Development (over two years).

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