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Prison Scholar Fund

Founded2006
Led byDirk Van Velzen
HQ inSeattle, WA

EFFECTIVENESS & EFFICIENCY

What is the impact?A 2015 study showed that of the 74 clients released from prison since 2006, only 3 have re-offended, giving PSF a 4% recidivism rate compared to 68% nationally
Growth in last 3 years?% unknown in clients served
How is money spent?$148,560 spent last fiscal year to serve 11 incarcerated students
Is fundraising efficient?78ยข spent to raise $1

LEADERSHIP & FOCUS

Team2 staff + 60 volunteers + board of 11
MissionTo provide education and employment assistance to help incarcerated people succeed and thrive in society while avoiding homelessness and the revolving door of reincarceration. We also advocate for reform in correctional education to increase opportunity for all
TopicAdvocacy & Public Policy, Education
People ServedPrisoners
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