Community Crime Prevention Grant helps 16 not-for-profits

(WISH Photo/Eric Halvorson, file)
(WISH Photo/Eric Halvorson, file)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Nearly $160,000 will go to 16 not-for-profits that focus on summertime jobs activities to keep youth out of trouble.

The special early grant is part of Phase I for the 2014 Marion County-City of Indianapolis’ Community Crime Prevention Grant Program.

Youth ages 12 – 22 can take part in the 2014 summer program if they are in at-risk populations or high-crime areas. The program aims to preventing and reducing violent crimes in Marion County committed by youth.

The Phase I grant must be used by September 1 and used by a charitable organization or a public entity partner. Phase II grants applications can be sent on July 1 until July 31.

To apply for a Phase II grant click here. To learn more about the Community Crime Prevention Grant Program click here.

2014 Community Crime Prevention Grants Phase I Awards:

  • Aftercare for Indiana through Mentoring, Inc.: AIM for Success Employment Programs $8,000.00
  • Far Eastside Action Coalition: Clean 4 Green $10,000.00
  • Felege Hiywot Center Inc.: Felege Hiywot Center Youth Farm Initiative $9,000.00
  • Forest Manor Multi-Service Center: Not In My Hood $10,000.00
  • Great Commission Church of God 2014 Young Men, Inc.: Summer Empowerment Camp $8,000.00
  • Indiana Latino Institute: Latino Youth Mentoring Initiative $10,000.00
  • Indianapolis 10 Point Coalition: Weekend Faith Patrols $10,000.00
  • Indianapolis Urban League IUL: Youth Community Access & Reintegration Effort (CARE) $10,000.00
  • John H. Boner Community Center PACT  $8,000.00
  • King Park Area Development Corporation: Rebuilding Neighborhoods: Training our Youth Phase 1 $8,000.00
  • Peace Learning Center: Peacebuilders Camp $20,000.00
  • Pro 100 TeenWorks: Summer Youth Employment Program $20,000.00
  • Southside Youth Council: Reach For Youth Summer Series $8,000.00
  • The Latino/a Youth Collective of Indiana, Inc.: Campecine Youth Academy $10,000.00
  • YMCA of Greater Indianapolis: Future Leaders Program $10,000.00
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