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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

 
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Gun Violence Prevention Grantees

2014 Gun Violence Prevention Grantees

Find more information about grantees in our Annual Reports.

American College of Preventive Medicine
Washington, DC $225,280
To continue efforts to build support for the National Violent Death Reporting System program. (1 yr)
 
Boston Children's Hospital
Boston, MA $100,000
For creation of a public-facing interactive information resource providing real-time information on gun ownership and gun-related violence. (1 yr)
 
Ceasefire Pennsylvania Education Fund
Philadelphia, PA $325,000
To support public engagement and policy education work. (1 yr)
 
Center for American Progress
Washington, DC $450,000
For policy and advocacy work on gun violence prevention. (1 yr)
 
Citizens for a Safer Minnesota Education Fund
St. Paul, MN $67,000
To support gun violence prevention organizing in Minnesota. (7 mos)
 
Citizens for a Safer Minnesota Education Fund
St. Paul, MN $35,000
For managing its organizational transition. (3 mos)
 
City of Chicago, Office of the Mayor
Chicago, IL $100,000
To support the City's efforts to reduce gun crime in Chicago and build support for common-sense laws at the local, state and federal level. (1 yr)
 
City of Chicago, Office of the Mayor
Chicago, IL $50,000
To support the City's efforts to reduce gun crime in Chicago and build support for common-sense laws at the local, state and federal level. (1 yr)
 
City of Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI $190,000
For a research study of the characteristics of victims and suspects of firearm violence in Milwaukee. (18 mos)
 
City of Minneapolis Police Department
Minneapolis, MN $30,000
For a community engagement initiative to reduce gun violence. (1 yr)
 
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence
Washington, DC $170,000
For policy advocacy to prevent at-risk persons from accessing firearms, to organize survivors of gun violence, and to develop a plan to use municipal buying power as a strategy for influencing the gun industry. (1 yr)
 
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund
New York, NY $350,000
To support three educational campaigns targeting gun owners, grassroots supporters and college/university communities. (1 yr)
 
Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence
Chicago, IL $250,000
For programs and outreach to reduce gun violence throughout Illinois. (1 yr)
 
ISAIAH
St. Paul, MN $68,000
To support a faith-based gun violence prevention organizing project in Minnesota. (6 mos)
 
Legal Community Against Violence
San Francisco, CA $330,000
For legal and technical assistance for state and local gun violence prevention efforts, convening the Second Amendment Litigation conference, and educating the public about gun violence and regulation. (1 yr)
 
MomsRising Education Fund
Bellevue, WA $50,000
To continue its gun safety project. (1 yr)
 
National Physicians Alliance Foundation, Inc.
Washington, DC $50,000
To educate and engage physicians for gun violence prevention. (1 yr)
 
New Venture Fund
Washington, DC $66,000
To educate and engage campus leaders on the dangers of policies allowing guns on college campuses. (1 yr)
 
New Venture Fund
Washington, DC $55,000
To support an initiative to educate and engage law enforcement and local government officials on gun retailer best practices to reduce gun violence. (1 yr)
 
New Venture Fund
Washington, DC $150,000
To support a media watchdog project on gun violence and gun safety issues. (1 yr)
 
New Venture Fund
Washington, DC $55,000
To support an initiative to educate and engage law enforcement and local government officials on gun retailer best practices to reduce gun violence. (1 yr)
 
New Venture Fund
Washington, DC $150,000
To support a media watchdog project on gun violence and gun safety issues. (1 yr)
 
New Venture Fund
Washington, DC $923,000
To support a pilot state campaign to educate conflicted voters and gun owners about the need for stronger gun policies. (1 yr)
 
PICO National Network
Oakland, CA $175,000
To mobilize faith-based, diverse communities for gun violence prevention. (1 yr)
 
The Police Foundation
Washington, DC $150,000
For continued support of the National Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence. (1 yr)
 
President and Fellows of Harvard College
Boston, MA $480,000
For research on preventing firearm violence. (18 mos)
 
States United to Prevent Gun Violence
Chicago, IL $58,000
To support shared resources for state-based gun violence prevention groups. (1 yr)
 
The Regents of the University of California
Davis, CA $107,000
For a research project to evaluate the effects of comprehensive background check policies. (1 yr)
 
Violence Policy Center
Washington, DC $250,000
To support research, public education, communications, advocacy, and coalition efforts in support of effective gun violence prevention policies. (1 yr)
 
WAVE Educational Fund
Milwaukee, WI $330,000
To support the Wisconsin Gun Violence Prevention Project. (1 yr)
 
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice
New York, NY $475,000
Creating a fellowship for an experienced lawyer or scholar to explore and shape constitutional jurisprudence. (2 yrs)

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