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Chicago Project for Violence Prevention

Chicago, Illinois
www.ceasefireillinois.org

Chicago Project for Violence Prevention was awarded $3,554,000 between 1997 and 2011, including 8 grants in Community & Economic Development and What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance.

$500,000

2011 • 2 years • Community & Economic Development

Operated by the Chicago Project for Violence Prevention at the University of Illinois at Chicago, CeaseFire is a nationally-recognized initiative that intervenes to reduce gun violence by fielding a network of "violence interrupters" and outreach workers who identify emerging conflicts and intervene to defuse them before violence occurs. This grant will support CeaseFire’s anti-violence activities in Chicago neighborhoods that are part of the New Communities Program, the 16-neighborhood revitalization initiative supported by the Foundation and managed by the Local Initiatives Support Corporation.

$500,000

2009 • 2 years • What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

In support of the CeaseFire gang intervention initiative (over two years).

$1,200,000

2005 • 4 years • What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

To support efforts to reduce homicides and other violent crimes in Chicago neighborhoods (over four years).

$250,000

2003 • 1 year • What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

In support of violence prevention activities in ten neighborhoods.

$500,000

2000 • 2 years • What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

To involve residents of low-income neighborhoods in crime prevention and community safety (over two years).

$4,000

1998 • 1 year • What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

To support a meeting with experts on youth violence reduction and community policing.

$500,000

1998 • 2 years • What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

To support resident involvement in crime prevention efforts and policy development (over two years).

$100,000

1997 • 1 year • What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

To provide technical and other assistance to neighborhood partnerships working to reduce violence in their communities.

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