Community Crime Prevention Grant helps 16 not-for-profits

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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 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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