Surge Network — Faith-Based Criminal Justice Reform Organizing

Organization Name 
Award Date 
4/2021
Grant Amount 
$115,000
Purpose 
To support faith-based organizing for criminal justice reform.
Topic (focus area) 

Grant investigator: Chloe Cockburn

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Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $75,000 and up to $40,000 in matching funding to the Surge Network to support faith-based organizing for criminal justice reform. The Surge Network is a Phoenix-based network of evangelical churches working to mobilize evangelical Christians of color. This funding is intended to support work to recruit and train church members to organize for issues related to criminal justice reform.

This falls within our focus area of criminal justice reform.