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Preventing Violence Affecting Young Lives

A competitive grant to fund community level violence prevention programs that address multiple forms of violence impacting adolescents and young adults in communities with high rates of violence.


Eligibile Applicants:

  • States
  • Local governments
  • Tribal governments
  • Institutions of higher education
  • Tribal organizations
  • Nonprofits
  • Independent school districts
  • Hospitals

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: Current grantees

2021 Grant Overview

Fund Amount: $10,000,000

Maximum Award Amount: $250,000

Total Number of Anticipated Recipients: 8

Solicitation Priorities:

  • Community- and societal-level strategies to address social determinants of health and racial inequity to prevent violence impacting adolescents and young adults

How to Apply

Anticipated Deadline: May 2022

Most recent solicitation: 2021

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services

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