We especially encourage participation from organizations serving or led
by individuals of color including Black, Latinx, or other under-represented groups such as justice-involved individuals. Selected organizations should have programmatic capacity to
provide housing, assessment, case management, or mental health/substance abuse treatment services to
justice-involved individuals, in order to divert or remove them from the
justice system at the earliest opportunity.
The Alternatives to Incarceration (ATI) Incubation Academy aims to help small to mid-size community-based organizations scale their
capacity to address the County’s shortage of much-needed treatment and services
for justice-involved individuals. As the County shifts its focus away from
incarcerating low-level offenders and toward providing care and services when
appropriate, these community-based organizations are crucial to its success.
These are the organizations that will provide beds to those in mental health
crises, help rehouse homeless people, provide treatment and counseling to those
who are diverted from possible incarceration, and find employment and other
The ATI Incubation Academy
will train participants in areas such as fiscal management, contract
compliance, court/program reporting, and how to contract with the County of Los
Angeles. It will also help those that don’t have the infrastructure to meet the
rigorous and sometimes burdensome County regulations, develop more internal
To be considered for an
ATI Incubation Academy cohort, please
complete the following questionnaire as thoroughly as possible. Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) staff will follow up directly with the individual completing the questionnaire if
additional information is required. The estimated completion time is 30 minutes.
Please note that if at any time you need to pause completing the application, you can save your progress and return later using the link at the top of this page.
If you have any questions or need assistance completing this application, please email firstname.lastname@example.org