Grantee Profile

Poverty and Race Research Action Council

Grants to Poverty and Race Research Action Council

  • $100,000Active Strategy

    2015 (Duration 1 year, 11 months)

    Housing

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Poverty and Race Research Action Council (PRRAC) is a civil rights policy organization that helps to promote research-based strategies to address structural and racial inequalities. The grant supports the organization's efforts to reform policies and practices that perpetuate housing segregation and instead enable more low-income families to live in areas of opportunity. Specifically, PRRAC aims to expand housing mobility options through research, public outreach, and convenings, and by advancing key regulatory reforms of housing choice and mobility programs and fair housing.

  • $75,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Housing

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Poverty and Race Research Action Council is a civil rights policy organization whose primary mission is to promote research-based advocacy on issues related to inequality. The Council focuses on the impacts of racial and economic segregation and the role of government structures and policies in connecting families to opportunity. It will use this grant to convene a national housing mobility conference, and develop a housing mobility manual and toolkit that will help educate policymakers and other key stakeholders about the evidence-based benefits of housing mobility programs.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Poverty and Race Research Action Council $175,000 between 1978 and 2016.