New Grant Opportunity: Request for Proposal to Reduce Gun Violence and Increase Safety

GUn violence picture

Saint Paul is experiencing its highest levels of shooting deaths in the past 30 years.  90% of homicides involve guns.  We know that youth witnessing and experiencing violence is detrimental to their healthy development.  The Saint Paul Children’s Collaborative is allocating $182,500 to be used by community based-organizations to  reduce gun violence and increase safety for Saint Paul’s young people.

TIMELINE:

-March 12, 2020 – RFP Released

-April 9, 2020 – Proposals due by 5:00 pm CST, no exceptions or extensions

-April 27 – May 6, 2020 – Review Team Meeting and Site Visits as needed

-May 13, 2020 -Saint Paul Children’s Collaborative Board acts on Review Team Recommendations

-May 14 – June 1, 2020 – Grant Agreements Executed

-June 1, 2020 – Two-year grant period begins

MATERIALS: 

Violence Prevention RFP FINAL

SPCC Violence Prevention Rubric

Google Drive with relevant research and other articles that may be of interest:  Click here

Saint Paul Children’s Collaborative Spending Policy: Allowable Uses for LCTS Funds