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.
2009 • 2 years • Community & Economic Development
In support of the CeaseFire gang intervention initiative (over two years).
2005 • 4 years • Community & Economic Development
To support efforts to reduce homicides and other violent crimes in Chicago neighborhoods (over four years).
2003 • 1 year • Community & Economic Development
In support of violence prevention activities in ten neighborhoods.
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).
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).
1998 • 1 year • What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance
To support a meeting with experts on youth violence reduction and community policing.
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.