City of Philadelphia
Grants to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations and corporations to reduce gun violence in eligible locations. Special consideration will be given to proposals addressing the needs of individuals of color at a high risk of gun violence, as well as proposals that show community, youth, and/or multi-organization collaboration. Any program or activity funded under this grant must take place in the City of Philadelphia and serve Philadelphia residents.
Special consideration will be given to projects in areas that are the most impacted by gun violence; however, this grant opportunity is open to participation throughout the City of Philadelphia. The following zip codes are most impacted by gun violence; organizations working in these zip codes are strongly encouraged to apply: 19104, 19118,19119, 19120, 19121, 19122, 19124, 19126, 19129, 19131, 19132, 19133, 19134, 19135, 19136, 19137, 19138, 19139, 19140, 19141, 19142, 19143, 19144, 19145, 19146, 19149, 19150, 19151, 19152.
To achieve and sustain a reduction in gun violence and improve the quality of life in affected communities, the City is investing in organizations with strong track records of delivering quality anti-violence interventions to help them expand and strengthen their efforts. Part of the Anti-Violence Community Partnership Grants includes the launch of the new Anti-Violence Community Expansion Grants.
Organizations aligned with the programmatic requirements are asked to propose activities that have either of the following concentrations:
Expectations for All Proposed Projects
Organizations must tailor their proposed intervention to the high-risk activities and behaviors of community members who are most likely to be involved in or impacted by violent activities—specifically gun violence—in the immediate future. Programs must be conducted in the targeted communities or with the targeted population. Proposed violence reduction approaches must engage faith- and/or community-based organizations/leaders to intervene in conflicts or potential conflicts and promote alternatives to violence. Programs must include improved coordination of existing resources and activities that support complementary multi-disciplinary anti-violence strategies.
For eligible uses of funds, see https://www.phila.gov/media/20210806164338/Community-Expansion-Grant-Application-8.6.21.pdf#page=4.
GrantWatch ID#: 198105
The City will provide grants ranging from $100,000 to $1 million.
Funded projects must take place between fall 2021 and summer 2022.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Completed applications should be emailed to AntiViolenceGrants@phila.gov.
USA: Pennsylvania: City of Philadelphia
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