The Chicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities
Tap into your power, experience and knowledge.
Apply for a 2018 grant from The Chicago Fund for Safe & Peaceful Communities, and show Chicagoans what you can do for Chicago.
If you run – or can create – a summer program in one of our prioritized Chicago communities that is designed to promote peace, build trust and strengthen relationships across ages, and if your organization’s annual operating budget is less than $500,000, then we want to empower you with funding from $1,000 to as much as $10,000. There is a straight-forward process to applying for a grant. Follow these recommended steps.
You will need access to the internet to complete and submit your application.
The following community areas have been prioritized for support from the Fund based on data compiled by the University of Chicago Crime Lab for highest number and rate of homicides:
You can select a fiscal sponsor on your own, or you can consider one of these organizations, which have agreed to serve as fiscal sponsors for funded organizations, if needed.
You’re invited to attend a free information session to learn more about the grants. Please note that attending a technical assistance session is not a requirement for submitting a grant application. The same information will be shared at each session, so it is not necessary to attend more than one session. If you require special accommodations, please let us know by calling 312-616-6769 or completing the form below. Register for a session by clicking here. Additional information sessions may be scheduled. Check back here or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.