Grantee Profile

National League of Cities Institute

Grants to National League of Cities Institute

  • $800,000Active Strategy

    2015 (Duration 1 year, 11 months)

    Criminal Justice

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National League of Cities Institute (the Institute) is the research and education affiliate of the National League of Cities, a national association with nearly 2,000 member cities working with 49 state municipal leagues. The Institute provides research and technical assistance to cities throughout the country to help municipal leaders work more effectively on behalf of children, youth, and families within their communities. In the first year, the award supports the Institute's efforts to strengthen juvenile justice reform initiatives underway in multiple cities throughout the country through education, technical assistance, and peer learning networks among city leaders, including both elected and appointed officials. This award also enables the Institute to explore opportunities for city leadership in reducing over-reliance on jails and its disproportionate impact on young adults up to age 24 as the basis for developing a similar program of activities focused entirely on those issues in the second year.

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National League of Cities Institute provides research and technical assistance to cities throughout the country to help municipal leaders work on behalf of children, youth, and families within their communities. It will use this grant to launch the Municipal Leadership Juvenile Justice Reform Project, which will disseminate information on Models for Change learning and experiences to municipal leaders and encourage the adoption of practice and policy innovations in new jurisdictions across the country.

  • $50,000Active Strategy

    1999 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To support the Workforce Development for Poverty Reduction Project.

  • $50,000Active Strategy

    1997 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To support the project Workforce Development for Poverty Reduction: An Analysis, Information, and Dissemination Strategy.

  • $225,000

    1993 (Inactive Grant)

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To support the Urban Poverty, Economic Development, and Cities Project (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded National League of Cities Institute $1,525,000 between 1978 and 2016.

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