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Firearm Injury and Mortality Prevention Research

A competitive grant to fund the research and development of pilot interventions, including community-based violence intervention programs, to reduce firearm injuries and mortalities.


Eligible Community Violence Intervention Programs:

  • Group Violence Intervention
  • Street Outreach
  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
  • Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Program
  • Safe Passage
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Youth Engagement and Employment

Examples of Past Community Violence Intervention Programs Funded:

2021 Grant Overview

Fund Amount: $12,500,000

Maximum Award Amount: $200,000 – $500,000 per year depending on phase

Total Number of Anticipated Recipients: TBD

Solicitation Priorities:

  • Injury prevention
  • Violence prevention

How to Apply

Anticipated Deadline: April 2022

Most recent solicitation: 2021

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services

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