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RIGHT Grant 2.0 funds may be used to sustain or expand currently existing programs.
Organizations may seek to utilize funds to provide a new program in institutions where the
program is not currently offered. For new programs, DRP will seek approval from the Warden of
the applicable institution.


This project will provide $20,370,000 total to support eligible community-based, nonprofit
organizations for the purpose of delivering trauma-informed, rehabilitative and/or restorative
justice programming in CDCR institutions.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Nonprofit

The applicant is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization or is a nonprofit organization that is fiscally sponsored by a fiscal agent with nonprofit status. Each applicant must have a preexisting record of providing in-prison rehabilitative programming within the department during at least two of the five years preceding their application. Each applicant must have a current existing record of providing a rehabilitative program.

Eligible Geographies:

The Organization must have a physical office in California.

The funding must be used in California State Prisons.

Important Dates

The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
March 2024
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
5/25/24 - 12/1/26

Funding Details

The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • State

Funding Source Notes:

The total funding available shall be divided by the total points awarded to all applicants as
specified above resulting in a dollar amount for each point. Each qualifying organization will then
receive the value of the total points that organization was awarded based on the size of their
annual budget and additional proposed programming options.


The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Advance(s)

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.


For questions about this grant, contact:
Grants Teams, 1-279-300-5976,