The Ordinary People Society — General Support (2017)

Organization Name 
Award Date 
12/2017
Grant Amount 
$280,000
Purpose 
For general support.
Topic (focus area) 

Grant investigator: Chloe Cockburn

This page was reviewed but not written by the grant investigator. TOPS staff also reviewed this page prior to publication.

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $280,000 to The Ordinary People Society (TOPS) for general support. This grant represents a renewal of our 2016 grant to TOPS, and will support its work organizing and training a network of pastors to advocate for criminal justice reform across Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Tennessee.

The Open Philanthropy Project has separately recommended a grant to the Prodigal Child Project, a new 501(c)(4) organization affiliated with TOPS.

This is a discretionary grant, and falls within our focus area of criminal justice reform.