The Fund for Safe Communities was established in 2018 by the Minneapolis Foundation to support tangible, specific, and meaningful actions to address and prevent violence. This funding opportunity is designed to support gatherings and activities to address community trauma and promote wellness among Minneapolis youth and adults.
Funding will be awarded to 501(c)(3) nonprofits, schools, and religious organizations that support youth, adults, and families in Minneapolis neighborhoods. The Foundation plans to award a total of up to $250,000, with grants ranging from $2,500 to $5,000 and an average award of approximately $3,000.
Here are some examples of activities they're interested in supporting:
Applications for these funds will begin on Monday, March 15, 2021.