Grant opportunity: Funding for grassroots solutions to combat violence

Recognizing the potential for another spike in violence in Chicago in the weeks ahead, several local philanthropies are collaborating to support immediate intervention by community organizations working to keep our neighborhoods safe.

The Chicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities will award grants to support community-based actions and activities that will make neighborhoods safer, reduce violence and promote peace – over the Labor Day holiday weekend, and through the beginning of the school year.

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 will be awarded to nonprofit organizations in Chicago leading activities that promote community cohesion, foster constructive relationships between police and community residents, and reduce violence. These could include educational events, group or youth activities, resident leader stipends, recreational activities, festivals, performances, picnics, block-level activities, including rental of venues and supplies, and more.

Applications must be submitted by September 30. To receive funding in time for Labor Day weekend, applications should be submitted no later thanAugust 25. 

For more information and to apply for funding, please visit www.cct.org/safechicago.  For additional questions, please emailsafechicago@cct.org.

0 views0 comments

Village of Alsip  •  Village of Beecher  •  City of Blue Island  •  Village of Burnham  •  City of Calumet City  •  Village of Calumet Park  •  City of Chicago Heights  •  City Of Country Club Hills  •  Village of Crestwood  •  Village of Crete  •  Village of Dixmoor  •  Village of Dolton  •  Village of East Hazel Crest  •  Village of Flossmoor  •  Village of Ford Heights  •  Village of Glenwood  •  City of Harvey  •  Village of Hazel Crest  •  Village of Homewood  •  Village of Lansing  •  Village of Lynwood  •  City of Markham  •  Village of Matteson  •  Village of Midlothian  •  Village of Mokena  •  Village of Monee  •  City of Oak Forest  •  Village of Olympia Fields  •  Village of Orland Hills  •  Village of Orland Park  •  Village of Park Forest  •  Village of Peotone  •  Village of Phoenix  •  Village of Posen  •  Village of Richton Park  •  Village of Riverdale  •  Village of Robbins  •  Village of Sauk Village  •  Village of South Chicago Heights  •  Village of South Holland  •  Village of Steger  •  Village of Thornton  •  Village of Tinley Park  •  Village of University Park  •  Village of Worth

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn

© 2021 by South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association