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March-April 2024 – RFP for Southland RISE Community Violence

Dear Community Partner:

We hope this message finds you well. Anita and I are pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) for our 2024 Southland RISE Community Violence Prevention Grant Program.

Applications are due Wednesday, April 10, 2024, by 6:00 p.m. CST. Please see attachment for the full RFP, including eligibility requirements, application process, and other important details.

Click HERE for our online grant proposal application form.

We are seeking to extend financial support to not-for-profit organizations offering a wide range of programs during the summer months that build resilience and encourage healing from within communities. Grant award amounts will not exceed $10,000.

Application ActivityDate
Request for Proposals ReleaseFriday, March 8
Proposal Submission Due DateWednesday, April 10
Grant Status NotificationFriday, April 26
Grant DisbursementWeek of May 6
Project ActivityDate
Project PeriodWednesday, May 1 – Friday, September 13
Site VisitsJune, July, and August
Grant Reporting Form SharedLate August
Reporting Submissions Due DateFriday, September 27
Project PresentationsMid to Late October (TBD)

Please email your comments and questions regarding this RFP to Southland RISE Staff:

Anita Chávez-Berry
Senior Program Coordinator, Southland RISE 
Advocate Trauma Recovery Center,
Advocate Health Care
DeQuesha Hopkins
Community Relations Coordinator,
Southland RISE
Outreach Coordinator, Violence Recovery Program, Urban Health Initiative, UChicago Medicine

Thank you for your time. We look forward to reviewing your submissions.