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Second Chance Act Fact Sheet – Grantees Funded in Fiscal Years 2009–2023

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Date Published
June 2024
2 pages
Publication Series

This fact sheet describes funds allocated for Second Chance Act support of nonprofit organizations and state, local, and tribal agencies; it provides data graphs and highlights program goals.


This brief fact sheet describes Second Chance Act (SCA) grant funding for fiscal years 2009 through 2023, which has supported 910 state, local, and tribal agencies and nonprofit organizations in 49 states and three territories. The document provides several figures which depict the impact of SCA funding on reentry services or parole and probation programs. Programs highlighted include SCA Tech Careers, Statewide Recidivism, SCA innovations in Reentry (formerly Smart Reentry, Adult Demo), SCA SUD, and SCA Community (formerly Mentoring). Another figure depicts proportions of participants enrolled in employment, housing, and education services. Finally, the fact sheet highlights four additional programs, including: Swift, Certain, and Fair Supervision (SCF); Smart Supervision; Crisis Stabilization and Community Reentry (CSCR); and Pay for Success.

Date Published: June 1, 2024