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National Gang Center

A competitive grant to provide training and technical assistance to communities on developing evidence-based strategies or promising models to prevent and deter youth from joining gangs and reduce youth gang violence.


Eligible Applicants:

  • Nonprofits
  • Institutions of higher ed.

Eligible Community Violence Intervention Programs:

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

Examples of Past Community Violence Intervention Programs Funded:

2021 Grant Overview

Fund Amount: $1,000,000

Maximum Award Amount: $1,000,000

Total Number of Anticipated Recipients: 1

Solicitation Priorities:

  • use of evidence-based programs and practices

How to Apply

Anticipated Deadline: April 2022

Most recent solicitation: 2020

Agency: Department of Justice

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