The City of Knoxville is seeking to provide grant funding to non-profit and community-based organizations, including smaller organizations, to provide services focused on building awareness, education and prevention related to reducing youth violence.
Donor Name: City of Knoxville
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: $1000 to $10,000
Grant Duration: Grant Duration Not Mentioned
The City of Knoxville’s top priority is public safety. They especially recognize the collective responsibility to create safe, nurturing environments for children and youth to grow, learn, and play. Youth violence, in all forms, has a devastating effect on youth, families, and communities; reducing youth violence requires collective and collaborative engagement.
The City of Knoxville has funding available in this round of grants to be awarded in March 2024 for programming carried out during National Youth Violence Prevention Week, between April 22, 2024 and April 26, 2024. Awards may range between $500 – $3,000 and shall specifically support programming, events, activities, trainings, campaigns, resource development and distribution, or other activities related to participation in and furtherance of the goals of Youth Violence Prevention Week and reduction of violence involving youth. Funded activities may engage youth, adults or the community at-large.
Uses of funds
Funds must be used to support efforts related to the observance of Youth Violence Prevention Week and engage youth, parents/custodians/caretakers, educators, service providers, faith leaders, other identified groups and/ or the community-at-large.
Non-profit and community-based organizations, including smaller organizations are eligible to apply.
For more information, visit City of Knoxville.