Grant Awards and Collaborative Partnerships
DR3 Funding Initiatives: DR3 will identify federal and private grant opportunities to fund county initiatives, and aid county agencies in applying for funding.
DR3 has successfully identified and secured funding through the following public and private/philanthropic funding sources:
- U.S. Department of Justice Second Chance Act Two-Phase Adult Re-Entry Demonstration Program Grant
- Ford Foundation
- Rosenberg Foundation
- The California Endowment
- The California Wellness Foundation
Court to College
The Court to College program is a collaborative court program designed to divert young offenders from engaging in future criminal behavior through cognitive behavioral intervention and enrollment in community college. Collaborative efforts include partnerships with the following entities:
- California Department of Justice
- The Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles (Norwalk Courthouse))
- Cerritos Community College
- Los Angeles Probation Department
California Workforce Investment Board
In collaboration with Los Angeles Technical Trade College, the Roberts Enterprise Development Fund (REDF), Los Angeles County Probation Department and Five Keys Charter School, the CADOJ/DR3 is working in partnership with Friends Outside Los Angeles County on the Supervised Population Workforce Training Grant Program. This program focuses on improved employment outcomes for previously incarcerated individuals through the creative and effective alignment of training and education. It also focuses on services for this population provided by industries and employers driving regional employment within the Los Angeles area.
Training to Work – Adult Re-Entry
In collaboration with Friends Outside and funding through the United States Department of Labor, the CA DOJ/DR3 is currently working on the Passport to Success Plus Program. This opportunity prioritizes career pathways, vocational trainings and education to help the re-entry population move to employment with a living wage in “demand” sectors in the Los Angeles Area.