Grantee Profile

National Association of Counties Foundation

Grants to National Association of Counties Foundation

  • $750,000Active Strategy

    2015 (Duration 1 year, 11 months)

    Juvenile Justice

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Association of Counties Research Foundation (the Research Foundation) is the research and education affiliate of the National Association of Counties (NACo), the only national membership association that represents and speaks for county govermnents before the federal system and the public, and provides research and policy services to the nation's 3,069 counties. The Research Foundation provides education, training, and technical assistance to help county leaders work more effectively on behalf of their communities. This award enables the Research Foundation to support local justice reform efforts by promoting policies and practices to reduce reliance on formal processing and incarceration and expand the use of communityybased alternatives, while maintaining public safety and making efficient use of local resources.

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Associations of Counties Research Foundation provides research, training, and technical assistance to help county leaders work more effectively on behalf of their communities. The Research Foundation will use this grant to launch a juvenile justice reform project as part of the National Association of Counties Smart Justice Initiative, through which the Research Foundation will disseminate information on Models for Change learning and experiences to county leaders and encourage the adoption of practice and policy innovations in new jurisdictions across the country.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded National Association of Counties Foundation $1,000,000 between 1978 and 2016.

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