The Futures Institute

Measures and Methods to Advance Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities-Related Constructs

This grant funds research addressing how public health is impacted by crime and lack of non-carceral investments in safety. The grant aims to fund studies that measure the complex interplay of cultural, social, and environmental factors that shape an individual’s or population’s lived experience and their impact on health behaviors and outcomes

Juvenile Justice System Reform and Reinvestment Initiative

The Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP) Justice System Reform and Reinvestment Initiative, which is administered by the Department of Justice to introduce innovative, non-carceral recidivism-reduction policies and requires the financial savings from these policies to be invested in juvenile justice prevention and intervention programs that are proven to be effective.

Pathway Home 3​

This grant provides for reentry services to begin while participants are still incarcerated and to continue post-release. These services are designed to eliminate the time gap between release from prison and enrollment into a workforce development reentry program leading to skills-based employment.

Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment

The Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program grant provides the opportunity to expand health care services relating to substance use disorders. This grant aims to expand the number of nurse practitioners, physician assistants, health service psychologists, and social workers trained to provide mental and substance use disorder services in underserved community-based settings that integrate primary care and mental and substance use disorder services.

Safe Streets and Roads for All

This grant supports the development or update of (1) a comprehensive safety action plan and (2) the implementation of the action plan (there are two types of SS4A grants: Action Plan Grants and Implementation Grants). The grant funds can help create safe routes to school and public transit services via multiple activities that lead to people safely walking, biking, and rolling in underserved communities.