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Preventing Gun Violence

Honoring Those We Have Lost

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Gun Policy Reforms In America

Gun Policy Reforms In America

Strengthening the nation’s response to gun violence.

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Gun Violence Prevention Program

Preventing Gun Violence Through Effective Public Policies


Gun Violence Prevention Grantees

2012 Gun Violence Prevention Grantees

Find more information about grantees in our Annual Reports.

American College of Preventive Medicine
Washington, DC $233,398
To continue its comprehensive education and advocacy campaign aimed at strengthening support for the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) program. (1 yr)

Ceasefire Pennsylvania Education Fund
Philadelphia, PA  $325,000
To support public engagement projects for gun violence prevention policies in Pennsylvania. (1 yr)

Citizens for a Safer Minnesota Education Fund
St. Paul, MN $80,000
To support efforts to educate Minnesotans about gun violence prevention policy. (1 yr)

Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence
Washington, DC $125,000
To support national and state coalition building and statebased policy development, education, and advocacy in ongoing campaigns to end gun violence. (1 yr)

Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence
Chicago, IL $375,000
To increase awareness about public policies that will improve community safety, build a grassroots movement, and expand the Student Voices program and other youth outreach (2 yrs.)

Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research
Baltimore, MD $222,424
For support of research to evaluate the impact of permit-to-purchase handgun licensing laws on violent crime.

Legal Community Against Violence
San Francisco, CA $186,000
For continued support to provide legal and technical assistance in support of state and local gun violence prevention policy reform efforts (1 yr)

Legal Community Against Violence
San Francisco, CA $34,000
For continued support to provide legal and technical assistance in support of state and local gun violence prevention policy reform efforts. (1 yr)

New Venture Fund
Washington, DC $100,000
For support of the national organizing director for gun violence prevention.

Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence
Toledo, OH $80,000
To support grassroots organizing and coalition building. (1 yr.)

PICO National Network
Oakland, CA $150,000
To engage religious congregations to advocate for state and national public policies to prevent gun violence in urban neighborhoods.

St. Sabina/The Faith Community of St. Sabina
Chicago, IL $77,633
To build Chicago and statewide coalitions of congregations, organizations, and institutions committed to preventing gun violence.

States United to Prevent Gun Violence
New York, NY $35,000
For web and technical support to state based gun violence prevention organizations.

The Police Foundation
Washington, DC $100,000
To support non-partisan educational activities of the National Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence in Virginia and Wisconsin. (1 yr.)

United Against Illegal Guns Support Fund
New York, NY $200,000
To support the Mayors Against Illegal Guns coalition's work to expand and strengthen its strategic partnerships with law enforcement. (1 yr.)

University of Toledo
Toledo, OH $24,000
To support two studies of attitudes toward concealed weapons on college campuses.

Violence Policy Center
Washington, DC, $500,000
For research, public education, communication, advocacy, and coalition efforts in support of effective gun violence prevention policies (1 yr)

Latest News From The Gun Violence Prevention Program

4/16/2014 7:14:00 AM

New Gun Violence Prevention Group Launches

Joyce Foundation applauds new group taking action to keep communities safe.

3/11/2014 1:32:00 PM

Op-Ed: Private gun sales need background checks, too

Sheriff David J. Mahoney supports effort to require background checks for every gun purchase in Wisconsin.

2/20/2014 4:27:00 PM

Weakened Gun Laws Lead to More Homicides In Missouri

Joyce-funded report show the critical role of background checks in preventing gun violence.


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