The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $765,000 to the Texas Organizing Project Education Fund (TOP Ed Fund) to support its work on criminal justice reform.
This funding is intended to support a build-up of TOP Ed Fund’s organizational capacity in Texas, in order to allow it to continue pushing for criminal justice reforms. Several counties in Texas are among the largest drivers of prison admissions in the country. Open Philanthropy views the TOP Ed Fund as particularly effective at community organizing at the city level, and expects it to have a good chance of moving significant policy reforms.
This grant falls within Open Philanthropy’s work on criminal justice reform.