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Find violence prevention funding opportunities.

There are a total of 89 fundings available

General Community Violence Prevention

City of Fresno Grant Solicitation: Office of Neighborhood Safety and Community Engagement (ONSCE)

Fresno's ONSCE appropriated $1,500,000 to implement violence prevention and intervention strategies which will be allocated through a competitive grant process.

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Minnesota American Rescue Plan Act Violence Intervention Grants

To provide support in responding to the economic and public health impacts of COVID-19 and efforts to contain impacts on communities, residents, and businesses and to reduce and respond to increased violence due to the pandemic.

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Baltimore MONSE CVI Grant Opportunities

Dedicated to the co-production of public safety in all of Baltimore’s neighborhoods, MONSE will partner with Baltimore’s residents, community-based organizations, institutions, businesses, and agencies to stem the tide of violence, while simultaneously unearthing its root causes.

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Targeted Community Investment Grant Program

The Targeted Community Investment Grant program funds community-based violence prevention programs and activities that improve public safety, increase opportunities for self-development and care, and build a stronger sense of community throughout neighborhoods most impacted by gun violence.

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Project Safe Neighborhood

The Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) program is a nationwide initiative that brings together federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement officials, prosecutors, community leaders, and other stakeholders to identify the most pressing violent crime problems in a community and develop comprehensive solutions to address them. Each federal judicial district is…

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Community Safety Microgrant

The City of Fayetteville is providing micro-grants to community-based organizations to fund, inspire, and boost community crime reduction activities by supporting efforts to prevent crime and violence in Fayetteville. Grants will be provided in the following themes: Conflict Resolution and Mediation, Community Crime Prevention, Opportunities for Youth / Parents /…

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Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) – Local

A formula grant to units of local government to support criminal justice programs, including community violence intervention programs. Note: Anticipated deadline - August 2022

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Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) – State

A formula grant to state government to support criminal justice programs, including community violence intervention programs. Note: Anticipated deadline - July 2022

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Virginia Community-Based Gun Violence Intervention (CBGVI) Grant Solicitation

The primary purpose of this initiative is to support the implementation of strategies that will result in reducing gun violence and gang activity in Virginia communities. Note: Anticipated deadline - March 2023

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Reimagine Public Safety Act Violence Prevention Services

Patterned after the Community Violence Intervention program model, this NOFO will fund violence prevention services at organizations that utilize evidence-based programs to engage individuals at the highest risk of firearm violence, including street outreach, case management, and victim services. Note - Deadline rolling

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Violence Intervention and Prevention Program (VIPP)

The purpose of this program is to support effective violence reduction strategies, specifically gun violence, through evidence-based and/or evidence-informed health programs.

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Office of Justice Programs Community Based Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative

The overall goal of CVIPI is to prevent and reduce violent crime in communities by supporting comprehensive, evidence-based violence intervention and prevention programs.

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Hospital-Based Violence Intervention

CalVIP (California Violence Intervention and Prevention)

CalVIP grants shall be used to support, expand and replicate evidence-based violence reduction initiatives. The purpose of CalVIP is to improve public health and safety by supporting effective violence reduction initiatives in communities that are disproportionately impacted by violence, particularly group-member involved homicides, shootings, and aggravated assaults.

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OVC FY2022 Advancing Hospital-Based Victim Services

The goal of this solicitation is to support evidence-based models, practices, and policies that improve partnerships between the victim services field and hospitals and other medical facilities to increase support for crime victims.

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Outreach-Based Violence Intervention

CalVIP (California Violence Intervention and Prevention)

CalVIP grants shall be used to support, expand and replicate evidence-based violence reduction initiatives. The purpose of CalVIP is to improve public health and safety by supporting effective violence reduction initiatives in communities that are disproportionately impacted by violence, particularly group-member involved homicides, shootings, and aggravated assaults.

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Victim and Survivor Services

OJJDP Strategies To Support Children Exposed to Violence

The Strategies to Support Children Exposed to Violence solicitation provides funding for communities to develop coordinated and comprehensive community-based approaches to assist children and their families who are exposed to violence build resilience and prevent future juvenile violence and delinquency. Funding can be used to develop and/or enhance support services…

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OJJDP Strategies To Support Children Exposed to Violence

This solicitation provides funding for communities to develop and provide support services for children exposed to violence as well as training and technical assistance to child and family-serving organizations to help them better recognize and help families at risk for violence.

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OVC VOCA Victim Compensation Formula Grant

The primary purpose of these grants is to supplement state efforts to provide financial compensation to crime victims throughout the nation for costs resulting from crime, and to encourage victim cooperation and participation in the criminal justice system. The goal is to improve the treatment of victims of crime by…

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OVC VOCA Victim Assistance Formula Grant

The goal of the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Victims Assistance funding is to improve the treatment of victims of crime by providing victims with the assistance, support, and services necessary to aid their restoration after a criminal act, and to support and aid them as they move through the…

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Violence Prevention Research

NIJ Research and Evaluation on Violent Crime and Firearm Violence in the Community

NIJ seeks proposals for rigorous research and evaluation projects to advance our understanding of intentional, interpersonal community-based violence, including firearm violence. Specifically, NIJ seeks to fund proposals for: 1) research projects to advance understanding of community violence, including firearm violence; and 2) evaluation of community violence intervention and prevention programs,…

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The CDC National Centers of Excellence in Youth Violence Prevention (YVPCs): Rigorous Evaluation of Prevention Strategies to Prevent and Reduce Community Rates of Youth Violence

The purpose of this announcement is to fund the National Centers of Excellence in Youth Violence Prevention (Youth Violence Prevention Centers or YVPCs) to continue to build the evidence base for violence prevention strategies and approaches that reduce community rates of youth violence within one or more geographically defined communities…

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CDC Research Grants to Prevent Firearm-Related Violence and Injuries

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Injury Prevention and Control is soliciting investigator-initiated research to understand and prevent firearm-related injuries, deaths, and crime. The intent of this announcement is to support research to help inform the development of innovative and promising opportunities to enhance safety…

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CDC Research Grants for Preventing Violence and Violence Related Injury

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) is soliciting investigator-initiated research that will help expand and advance understanding of approaches to prevent community violence and eliminate racial and ethnic inequities in risk for community violence. This initiative is intended to support effectiveness…

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CDC Rigorous Evaluation of Community-Centered Approaches for the Prevention of Community Violence

The purpose of this announcement is to fund rigorous evaluation research projects that will expand the evidence base of proven prevention approaches for those most at risk of experiencing community violence, including youth, racial and ethnic minority groups, and disadvantaged or underserved groups. Research will evaluate community-centered prevention approaches implemented…

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Youth Engagement and Employment

OJJDP FY 2022 Youth Violence Prevention Program

For this solicitation, applicants must develop and implement a youth violence prevention strategy targeting middle and high school age youth and/or those youth having multiple risk factors for violence.

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OJJDP Strategies To Support Children Exposed to Violence

The Strategies to Support Children Exposed to Violence solicitation provides funding for communities to develop coordinated and comprehensive community-based approaches to assist children and their families who are exposed to violence build resilience and prevent future juvenile violence and delinquency. Funding can be used to develop and/or enhance support services…

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DOE Full-Service Community Schools (FSCS) program

This program provides support for the planning, implementation, and operation of full-service community schools that improve the coordination, integration, accessibility, and effectiveness of services for children and families, particularly for children attending high-poverty schools, including high-poverty rural schools. Note: Anticipated deadline - Feb 2023

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DOE Promise Neighborhoods Program

The purpose of the PN program is to significantly improve the academic and developmental outcomes of children living in the most distressed communities of the United States, including ensuring school readiness, high school graduation, and access to a community-based continuum of high-quality services. Note: Anticipated deadline - March 2023

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DOL YouthBuild (Part of WIOA)

The purpose of this program is to fund organizations to provide a pre-apprenticeship program model that encompasses education, occupational skills training, leadership development, and post-program placement opportunities to at-risk youth. Note: Anticipated deadline - Feb 2023

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Second Chance Act - Youth Offender Reentry Program

The Second Chance Act Youth Reentry Program encourages collaboration between state agencies, local government, and community- and faith-based organizations to address the reentry and recidivism reduction challenges posed for youth who are returning to their communities from juvenile residential or correctional facilities. A competitive grant to support services like intensive…

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CDC Preventing Violence Affecting Young Lives (PREVAYL)

The Preventing Violence Affecting Young Lives Program (Short title: PREVAYL) provides funding to implement community and societal level strategies that address social determinants of health and racial inequity to prevent violence impacting adolescents and young adults in areas with high rates of violence. Note: Anticipated deadline - March 2023

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OJJDP Strategies To Support Children Exposed to Violence

This solicitation provides funding for communities to develop and provide support services for children exposed to violence as well as training and technical assistance to child and family-serving organizations to help them better recognize and help families at risk for violence.

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Reimagine Public Safety Act Youth Development Services

The Illinois Department of Human Service's (IDHS/Department) Office of Firearm Violence Prevention (OFVP) is implementing the Reimagine Youth Development (RYD) program to provide after-school and summer programming services to at-risk youth in communities across the state with highly concentrated firearm violence. Note - Rolling deadline

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Other Funding

Cook County Awards $75 Million for Violence Intervention Organizations

In September 2022, Cook County announced that $75 million in funding will support programs working to reduce and prevent gun violence.

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Gary Allocates $672,000 to Community Violence Intervention Program

On September 2, 2022, Gary, Indiana Council allocated $672,000 for a Community Violence Intervention Program.

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Austin OVP Recieves $500,000 Grant for Violence Reduction

In August 2022, Austin was awarded a federal grant to reduce domestic violence deaths and the use of firearms to inflict injury, fear, intimidation, and coercive control over victims.

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Baltimore Awards $1.65 Million to Youth Violence Reduction Efforts

In 2022, Baltimore's City Budget included $1.65 million for violence prevention programming in schools

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Columbus Awards $19.7 Million to Youth Violence Reduction

On June 14, 2021, Columbus approved $19.7 million in funding focused on reducing violence in youth and young adults.

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Jackson Commits $700,000 for a Violence Prevention Office

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Orlando Awards $1.5 Million to Gun-Violence Prevention

On January 24, 2022, Orlando awarded $1.5 million to gun-violence prevention.

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Denver Commits $665,000 to Expand Youth Violence Prevention Efforts

In 2022, Denver dedicated $665,000 to expand youth violence prevention work.

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Denver Awards $125,000 in Microgrants for Youth Violence Prevention Organizations

In 2020, Denver awarded $125,000 in microgrant funding to 17 youth violence prevention organizations.

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Memphis Allocates $2 Million for Group Violence Intervention Program

The City of Memphis Tennessee allocated $2 Million for its Group Violence Intervention Program in its 2022 - 2023 city budget.

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Milwaukee Commits $3 Million to Violence Prevention Response

In 2021, the City of Milwaukee allocated $3 million of American Rescue Plan Act funds for violence prevention programs.

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New Orleans Receives $400,000 Grant to Create Office of Gun Violence Prevention*

In 2021, New Orleans created an Office of Violence Prevention with a $400,000 grant from the Kellog Foundation. *This grant comes from private funding (not city, county, state, or federal funding)

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Los Angeles Funds Office of Gang Reduction & Youth Development (GRYD) at $35 Million

The City's 2022 - 2023 budget increased the budget for the GRYD by $2.5 million, for a total of $35 million.

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Kansas City Funds the City's Violence Prevention Office with a $350,000 Allocation

Kansas City's 2022 - 2023 budget allocates $350,000 for the City's Violence Prevention Office.

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Durham Awards $935,000 to Bull City Unitied in an Effort to Reduce Gun Violence

In January 2021, Durham approved an allocation of $935,000 to Bull City United, a violence interruption organization.

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Birmingham Awards $2.1 Million to Hospital Based Violence Intervention Program

On December 2, 2021, Birmingham City Council announced that $2.1 million would be allocated to a hospital-linked violence intervention program.

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Louisville Awards $16 Million to Violence Prevention Programs

On November 12, 2021, Louisville announced a $16 million investment towards violence prevention programs.

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Pittsburgh STOP the Violence Grants

Through the STOP the Violence Community Investment Fund, the City plans to offer grant-based financial support to organizations with programs that complement the City’s existing Group Violence Intervention (GVI) violence prevention strategy.

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Minneapolis Awards $700,000 for Violence Prevention

On March 16, 2022, Minneapolis Office of Violence Prevention announced $700,000 in grants for violence prevention.

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Portland Awards $500,000 in Grants to Fight Gun Violence

On March 9, 2022, Portland’s Office of Violence Prevention awarded half a million dollars to small organizations across the city.

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Charlotte Awards $24.5 Million to the SAFE Charlotte Initiative

In May 2021, Charlotte announced a $24.5 million investment in the SAFE Charlotte initiative which includes violence interruption, hospital-based violence intervention, and grants to local organizations.

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Wisconsin Awards $45 Million for Violence Prevention Efforts

On October 13, 2021 Wisconsin Governor announced a $45 million investment in violence prevention efforts.

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Chicago Commits $52 Million for Violence Prevention Programs

In addition to the $52 million committed to support violence prevention and reduction programs, the City will also work with the City Council to identify new funding streams.

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Cincinnati Awards $2.4 Million to Violence Prevention Strategies

In July 2022, Cincinnati Mayor announced $2.4 million to summer violence prevention strategies.

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Columbus Awards $1.37 Million to Summer Youth and Violence Prevention Grants

In March 2021, Columbus awarded $1.371 million to expand summer youth safety initiatives and violence prevention efforts.

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Pennsylvania Awards $23 Million for Violence Intervention and Prevention Grants

On January 26, 2022, Pennsylvania Governor announced $23 million in second round of violence intervention and prevention grant program awards.

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Virginia Awards $37.5 Million to Criminal Justice and Violence Prevention Programs

On June 17, 2022, Virginia Governor announced grants totalling $37.5 million will support local victim witness programs, gun violence prevention programs, juvenile delinquency prevention programming and hospital-based violence prevention programming.

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Rochester Awards $5 Million to Violence Prevention

On April 27, 2022 Rochester Mayor announced that the City plans to commit $5 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds to violence prevention programs.

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Jacksonville Awards $336,000 to Reducing Violence in the Community

On April 12, 2022 Jacksonville City Council approved $336,000 to help fund smaller non-profits with the hope of reducing violence in the community.

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New York Awards $13.6 Million to Fight Gun Violence

On July 14, 2022 New York Governor announced $13.6 million to fight gun violence, aid victims and survivors, and bolster state response to the public health crisis.

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Nashville Awards $1.5 Million to Public Health Approaches to Reduce Violence

On February 25, 2022 Nashville Mayora announced that Nashville nonprofits should apply for a $1.5 million Cure Violence grant pilot program in North Nashville.

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Houston Awards $6.5 Million to Violence Prevention

On February 2, 2022 Houston Mayor announced the One Safe Houston Plan which includes investing $6.5 million in violence prevention.

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Newark Awards $19 Million to Violence Reduction Initiatives

On November 12, 2021 Newark Mayor announced the investment of $19 million for violence reduction initiatives over the next three years.

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Atlanta Awards $5 Million to Community-Based Violence Intervention Programs

On May 27, 2021 Atlanta Mayor announced an allocation of $5 million to community-based violence intervention programs.

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D.C. Awards $55.6 Million for Reducing Gun Violence and Building Safer Neighborhoods

In June 2021, D.C. Mayor announced a $55.6 Million Investment in Reducing Gun Violence and Building Safer Neighborhoods

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Philadelphia Awards $22 Million in Anti-Violence Community Partnership Grants

In July 2021, Philadelphia announced a $22 million investment in Anti-Violence Community Partnership Grants.

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Oakland Will Award $19.3 Million for Violence Prevention and Intervention Services

On July 19, 2022 Oakland expanded violence prevention effort with $19.3M to the Department of Violence Prevention to fund prevention and intervention services.

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Richmond Awards $425,000 in Youth Violence Prevention Grants

On June 13, 2022 Richmond announced over 35 groups that are on the receiving end of a total of $425,000 in grant money for youth violence prevention.

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Little Rock Awards $1.5 Million to Fund Violence Intervention

On December 13, 2021, the City of Little Rock announced that it set aside $1.5 million from the 2021 American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to fund violence intervention.

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Indianapolis Awards $2.9 Million for Violent Crime Prevention

On December 21, 2021 the City of Indianapolis announced 30 organizations will receive a total of $2,897,000 in funding for violent crime prevention.

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San Franscisco Awards $6 Million Grant for Gun Violence Prevention Program

On June 13, 2022 San Francisco Mayor Announced a $6 million grant for a gun violence prevention program

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D.C. Awards $100K for Community-Based Programs Aimed at Reducing Gun Violence

On June 15, 2022 D.C. Mayor Announced $100K in Building Blocks DC grant funding as part of the Administration’s comprehensive approach to reducing gun violence.

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St. Louis Awards $13.6 Million for Community Violence Prevention and Youth Programs

On July 28, 2022 St. Louis Mayor signed a bill to create an Office of Violence Prevention and to dedicate almost $14 million to community programming including CVI.

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"The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act Awards $250 for Community Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiatives "

On June 25, 2022, President Biden signed The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, which invests $250 million in community violence intervention and prevention initiatives.

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Pennsylvania Awards $105 Million for Violence Prevention Programs

On July 8, 2022, Pennsylvania General Assembly passed a budget that invests $105 million in violence prevention programs.

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St. Louis Awards $5.5 Million for Community Violence Intervention Programs

On July 1, 2022, St. Louis Mayor allocated $5.5 million dollars toward community violence intervention programs.

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Michigan Awards $30 Million for Community Violence Prevention Initiatives

On November 2, 2021, Michigan Governor proposed a $30 million investment to reduce violence in communities across Michigan by establishing a range of community violence prevention initiatives informed by data and best practices used nationwide.

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Baltimore Awards $50 Million Over 3 Years for Violence Prevention Efforts

On October 26, 2021, Baltimore's Mayor Announced an allocation of $50 million over the next three years to the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement (MONSE) to fund violence prevention efforts, including community violence intervention, victim services, youth justice, re-entry services, and community healing.

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Boston Awards $600,000 for Violence Intervention Grants

On October 1, 2021, Boston's Mayor announced that the COVID Recovery Violence Intervention Grant will distribute $600,000 to the six Boston nonprofits that best detailed their goals of expanding opportunities for gang involved youth, ages 13 to 24, that reside in neighborhoods where violence has persisted or escalated during the…

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Cook County Awards $14,387,260 for Gun Violence Prevention and Reduction Grants

On June 21, 2022, Cook County in Illinois announced the first five Gun Violence Prevention and Reduction Grant awards, totaling $14,387,260 over a three-year period. They were awarded to Brighton Park Neighborhood Council, Friends of the Children Chicago, Kids Above All Illinois, the Roseland Cease Fire Project and Saint Anthony…

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Madison Awards $2,585,000 for Violence Prevention and Youth Engagement

On June 18, 2021, Madison's Mayor announced $2,585,000 in funding that supports youth employment and programming, violence prevention initiatives outlined in the Violence Prevention Roadmap, and evaluation of the CARES alternative crisis response team.

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Akron Awards $1.3 Million for Violence Intervention And Prevention Grants

On March 1, 2022, Akron's Mayor announced that the first Violence Intervention and Prevention Grants have been awarded to 11 local organizations working to prevent violence from occurring, stop the progression of violence, and rehabilitate individuals with a history of violent behavior.

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Jackson, Michigan Awards $1.5 Million for Gun Violence Prevention Program

On August 18, 2021, the Jackson City Council unanimously voted to allocate $1.5 million to a Group Violence Intervention program.

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Buffalo Awards $6 Million for Violence Prevention Programs

On August 26, 2021, Buffalo Mayor announced the decision to allocate $6 million of ARPA funds to public safety and violence prevention programs. These funds will support community-based efforts to curb violence and enhance public safety in communities which have seen disproportionally high rates of gun violence in recent months.

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Albuquerque Awards $1 Million for Violence Intervention Programs

On June 1, 2021 Albuquerque Mayor authorizes $1 million in ARPA funds for violence intervention programs.

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Minnesota Awards $15 Million for Community Violence Prevention Grants

On June 28, 2021 Minnesota's Governor directed $15 million of American Rescue Plan flexible funds towards community violence intervention, survivor support grants, and innovations in community safety grants. The funding will fill critical gaps in Minnesota’s public safety response as the pandemic has had a disproportionate response on communities of…

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Macon Awards $800,000 in Violence Prevention Grants

On June 17, 2022, the first round of Macon Violence Prevention grant recipients - 25 nonprofit and faith-based organizations - received more than $800,000 in funding as part of ongoing efforts to prevent violent crime in Macon-Bibb County, Georgia.

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Wisconsin Allocates $200,000 for Racine CVI Efforts

On June 20, 2022, Wisconsin's Governor announced the following allocation of federal funds for Racine: $150,000 to help fund a Violence Interruption Coordinator at Racine's Health Department and $50,000 for the City's violence prevention program that connects credible messengers with at-risk or justice-involved youth.

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BJA Second Chance Act Community-based Reentry Program

Through this program, the Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking applications for funding under the Second Chance Act (SCA) to provide grants to nonprofit organizations and Indian tribes to provide reentry services and programs. This program furthers the Department of Justice's mission by reducing recidivism and facilitating the successful reintegration…

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