Grantee Profile

National Center for State Courts

Grants to National Center for State Courts

  • $800,000Active Strategy

    2015 (Duration 2 years)

    Criminal Justice

    WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA — The National Center for State Courts (the Center) is a leadership and professional services organization dedicated to helping courts improve the administration of justice. The Center provides research, education, training, and technical assistance to state and local courts and supports several key judicial organizations, including the Conference of Chief Justices. In the first year, the award supports a final round of juvenile justice legacy activities that promote Models for Change resources and innovations to advance systems reform. This award also enables the Center to support the peer network of court leaders emerging from the Safety and Justice Challenge Network, enhance opportunities for judicial leadership, and advance effective local justice systems reform nationally by providing information, technical assistance, and support to court leaders by promoting innovative policies and practices to reduce reliance on formal processing and incarceration while maintaining public safety.

  • $405,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA — The National Center for State Courts is a leadership and service delivery organization dedicated to improving the administration of justice by providing research, education, and direct technical assistance to state and local courts. It will use this grant to launch the Promoting State Court Leadership for Juvenile Justice Reform Project, which will disseminate information on Models for Change learning and experiences to court leaders and encourage and support the adoption of practice and policy innovations in new jurisdictions across the country.

  • $155,967

    1983 (Inactive Grant)


    WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA — To support the direct costs of the Involuntary Civil Commitment Project.

  • $100,205

    1980 (Inactive Grant)


    WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA — To develop standards for involuntary civil commitment of mentally disabled persons.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded National Center for State Courts $1,461,172 between 1978 and 2017.