Selected Grantees


Project Reentry provides pre- and post-release services to inmates who have up to 18 months remaining on their active prison sentence. CLICK HERE to watch a video about Project Reentry.

Interfaith Prison Ministry for Women has a 31-year partnership with the Department of Public Safety (DPS) and Raleigh Correctional Center for Women (RCCW) in providing chaplaincy, job training and transitional services.

Reaching Out From Within

ROFW is a volunteer based prison mentoring program based in Kansas. They sponsor self-help programs for inmates who desire to make changes in their behavior and make a successful transition into the community upon release. Click Here to watch a video about Reaching Out From Within.

Mothers and Their Children

Since 1995 MATCH has operated a home-like center within the N. C. Correctional Institution for Women (NCCIW) in Raleigh where qualified inmates can visit with their children. The children visit privately with their moms where they can play games, read books, cook and eat together or just sit and talk about what is important to them.

Alpha for Prisons

Alpha for Prisons is a faith-based reentry initiative. It is a holistic introduction to the Christian faith which provides prisoners through observation and dialogue with volunteers and each other the opportunity to discover for themselves the meaning of life.


STRIVE is an internationally known agency headquartered in New York City, and replicated across the country from Boston to San Diego and in London, England. N.C. STRIVE in Greenville invests in people, educates, eliminates. empowers and employs! Our core training model is designed to increase the job-readiness of the “hardest-to-employ” individuals. Click Here to watch a video about STRIVE.

The Matthew 25 Center at Tabor City is a non-denominational charitable organization that seeks to put the commission Jesus gave in Matthew 25:40 into action: “Inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it for me.” The proposed Matthew 25 Center at Tabor City will provide a home-like place for families to stay while visiting family members who are incarcerated in area jails and prisons. It is patterned after an existing Matthew 25 Center in Burgaw N. C.


Ethics Today
The Baptist Center for Ethics is working on a documentary about Christians and prisons. It will explore how Christians are engaged in prison ministries, advocating for a better criminal justice system, advancing religious liberty for the incarcerated facing challenges of returning citizens and seeking to be faithful to the biblical call to care for prisoners. Click Here to preview a portion of ”Through the Door,” a documentary examining how faith communities are engaged on the prison front.

Christian Library International

Christian Library International’s mission is to advance Christ’s light in prisons by God’s Word and discipleship.  We seek to empower inmates to make disciples themselves, both in prison and when released. CLI partners with prison chaplains in over 1300 institutions by providing free Christian books, Bibles and other materials. Click Here to watch a moving video produced by CLI.


Community Success Initiative (CSI) was founded as a non-profit corporation in May 2004 with a vision to create communities where people discover their potential, set worthy goals for their lives, and take action in a positive way. Our emphasis is on men and women who are transitioning from prison or jail, or who otherwise find themselves entangled in the criminal justice system. Click Here to watch a video about Community Success Initiative.

StepUp Ministry

StepUp Ministry is a community of diverse faiths that partners with adults and children in the shared goal of stable lives through jobs and life skills training. We believe that anyone can change their lives given the opportunity and time.

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Haven House Services has provided services to children, teens and young adults (ages 7-22, depending on the program) and their families for the past 40 years. Through a variety of 12 distinct but interwoven programs, we offer evidenced based solutions for today’s most at-risk youth: gang-involved youth, court-involved youth, incarcerated youth, runaway and homeless youth, and youth with challenging behavior and family dynamics. Click Here to watch a video about Haven House services