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National Centers of Excellence in Youth Violence Prevention

A competitive grant program to fund research that expands the evidence base for the prevention of community violence involving youth ages 10-34 years.


Eligible Applicants:

  • Researchers

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:

2022 Grant Overview

Fund Amount: $36,000,000

Maximum Award Amount: $1,200,000

Total Number of Anticipated Recipients: 6

Solicitation Priorities:

  • Research that addresses youth violence
  • Research that fills a research gap

How to Apply

Deadline: April 18, 2022

Most recent solicitation: 2022

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services

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