The Government of Alberta has announced the applications for Youth Gang Prevention to develop plans that help stop youth from getting involved in gangs and support youth who want to leave gangs.
This grant will support communities by allowing them to:
- Develop a strategic framework for gang violence prevention that includes an environmental scan and a multi-sector approach that focuses on vulnerable youth.
- Coordinate and engage stakeholders, and develop program plans.
- Bring stakeholders together for a coordinated, collaborative approach.
- Raise awareness of the issue of youth involvement in gang activity.
- A total of $400,000 in funding is available, with communities eligible for up to $50,000 per grant.
- Eligible applicants include non-profit organizations and community-based coalitions and networks with a legal entity, as well as Indigenous communities.
- The following can apply for the grant:
- non-profit organizations with corporate legal status
- community-based coalitions and networks (requires an incorporated fiscal agent)
- Indigenous communities
- The following cannot apply for the grant:
- academic institutions
- for-profit organizations
- school districts or educational institutions
- government entities except Indigenous groups
- police services
For more information, visit https://www.alberta.ca/release.cfm?xID=79392DE9F2FB4-A3E1-D9EE-EBBFF162D01EEF37