CTPF GRANTEE PARNTER, BLACK VISIONS COLLECTIVE
CTPF GRANTEE PARNTER, YES 4 MINNEAPOLIS
In 2021, CTPF committed and/or paid out $5.2 million in grants to 55 organizations in 21 states, DC and Puerto Rico in its biggest cycle of grantmaking yet. In the spring of 2022, CTPF had its first round of participatory grantmaking, awarding $3.9 million in grants to 26 organizations.
CTPF GRANTEE PARNTER, JUSTICE COMMITTEE IN NEW YORK CITY
The CTPF prioritizes funding for:
- Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC)-led organizations;
- Led by individuals who have been directly impacted by the criminal legal system;
- Led by individuals with disabilities;
- Led by individuals who identify as Trans or Gender-Nonconforming;
- Not receiving significant support from national foundations and generally have budgets of $500,000 or less; and
- Serving communities in historically underfunded geographic areas, such as the South, rural areas, U.S. Territories, Native Reservations, etc.
And working on:
- Campaigns focused on shifting power and resources from policing to communities to create public safety;
- Developing non-police response programs and transformative community-based safety strategies;
- Advocacy to resist and reduce the increased use of surveillance policing;
- Reducing the size, scope, and role of police;
- Campaigns to decriminalize poverty, housing, drugs, mental health, reproductive autonomy, and sex work;
- Campaigns to support survivors of police violence or families who have lost loved ones to police violence; and
- Support for protesters targeted for direct actions and civil disobedience against police violence.
2021 CTPF HIGHLIGHTS
The CTPF’s Grantmaking Process
The CTPF does not fund:
- Direct services work that is not connected to advocacy/organizing to address systemic issues
- Training for police officers
- Police associations or athletic leagues
- University research
- Government entities
- International projects
Current Funding Opportunities
As a donor collaborative, the CTPF offers funders:
- A culture of learning for its donors by providing detailed and timely sessions on issues in policing, surveillance, and community-based safety strategies; and
- A host of additional resources, including bi-weekly and quarterly newsletters, landscape assessments, and detailed memos tracking the progress and impact of the Fund’s grantees, to ensure that donor partners are kept informed on current work and future initiatives.