LJAF’s Criminal Justice initiative aims to advance community safety and the values of equity, fairness, effectiveness, and racial justice.
LJAF’s investments in K-12 education seek to advance the portfolio model of school governance, an alternative structure that promotes a decentralized administration, more school choice for families, and increased flexibility and accountability for educators.
LJAF supports initiatives that encourage governments and nonprofit organizations to help build the evidence base for social interventions and to consider reliable evidence as one of the primary factors in their decisions.
LJAF’s Research Integrity initiative aims to improve the reliability and validity of scientific research across fields that inform governmental policy, philanthropic endeavors, and individual decision making.
LJAF’s Sustainable Public Finance initiative works to promote fiscal sustainability and the effective oversight of public funds.
HOUSTON [May 31, 2018] – The Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) today announced $20 million in support for a multi-year research effort on gun-related violence, in an effort to catalyze much-needed funding from the federal government. Go to Press Release→
The Laura and John Arnold Foundation's core objective is to improve the lives of individuals by strengthening our social, governmental, and economic systems.