Institute presents a multi-disciplinary research center whose mission is to conduct
theoretical and applied research on the causes of crime and the justice
system's responses to crime and offenders. The JFA Institute receives funding
from federal, state, and local governmental agencies, as well as from
foundations interested in developing and evaluating innovative crime
prevention, law enforcement, sentencing and correctional policies and
programs designed to reduce crime and to improve the quality of the
adult and juvenile justice systems.
organization is directed by Dr. James Austin, former Director of the
Institute on Crime, Justice and Corrections at George Washington
University in Washington, DC. Major clients of The JFA
Institute include the National
Institute of Corrections, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, and the
states of Connecticut, Georgia, Louisiana, Kentucky, New Jersey, Texas,
Puerto Rico, and New South Wales, Australia.
The JFA Institute
disseminates its studies and policy recommendations through research
reports, criminal justice and criminology periodicals, books, and
JFA Institute is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3)
organization, The JFA Institute receives funds from foundations and federal agencies.
More information on the non-profit branch can be found in the Articles of Incorporation,
Bylaws, and Board of
Directors. The JFA Institute also
receives grants from organizations, mostly state agencies, that have no
restrictions with respect to an organization's tax-exempt status.
Learn more about The JFA
partnership with MGT of America to deliver
major management reviews and reorganization efforts.