anti+violence+logosChicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities

Grant Opportunity

As violence continues to spike in Chicago neighborhoods, local philanthropies are collaborating to provide rapid-response support for immediate action by community organizations working to keep our neighborhoods safe in the weeks ahead.

The Chicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities

The Chicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities


The Chicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities will award grants to support community-based actions and activities that can help make neighborhoods safer, reduce violence and promote peace – from now through the beginning of the school year.

From a $300,000 fund, grants ranging from $1000 to $10,000 will be awarded to local community nonprofit organizations in Chicago leading activities that promote community cohesion, foster constructive relationships between police and community residents, and help 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.

The brief application for funding is available at www.cct.org/safechicago. Applications are welcome through September 30. Grant decisions will be made on a rolling basis. All activities must be completed by October 31.

For additional questions, please email safechicago@cct.org.

Dear Community Voices!

The Monroe Foundation will hold a “CHICAGO FUND FOR SAFE AND PEACEFUL COMMUNITIES”

Q & A for potential applicants with Mr. Dan Ash, Chief Marketing Officer  for the Chicago Community Trust.

When:

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Where:

Marquette Bank

6316 South Western Avenue

Time:

10a.m. to 11:30a.m

Conference Room, Lobby Level

How Do I Attend?

YOU MUST RSVP:

Name

Organization, Church, Block Club, Committee, Etc)

Phone

Address

Email

To:omonroe@themonroefoundation.org

NOTE:  SPACE PLEASE ONLY ONE PERSON PER GROUP MEETING WILL BEGIN PROMPTLY!

NO ADMITTANCE AFTER 10A.M

PLEASE ARRIVE BY 9:45a.m

APPLICATION IS ATTACHED! THIS IS AN INFO SESSION ONLY TO HELP YOU TO UNDERSTAND THE OBJECTIVES AND EXPECTATIONS OF FUNDED SUBMISSION AND ANSWER QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE.

THIS IS NOT A GUARANTEE OF FUNDING!

 

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