Community-Based Violence Intervention and Prevention (CB-VIP)
CSFA Number: 546-00-2117
Agency Name
Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (546)
Agency Contact
Shai Hoffman
(312) 793-8550
Shai.Hoffman@Illinois.gov
Short Description
Community-based violence prevention initiatives targeting youth and young adults, including, but not limited to, those who are identified as being at heightened risk or those who engage in high risk behavior or violence.
Subject Area
Public Safety
Program Function
Law, Justice, and Legal Services
Enabling Legislation
SFY20 Appropriation.
Objectives and Goals
1) Convene or expand an existing community coalition to engage service providers, governmental agencies (local and/or statewide agencies), law enforcement, faith-based, and general community members. 2) Educate public about program services. 3) Implementat of at least one of the following direct service categories: o Street Intervention/Interruption-Active Outreach and Engagement o Counseling and Therapy o Case Management o Youth Development
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
The target population will be youth and young adults, including, but not limited to, those who are identified as being at heightened risk or those who engage in high risk behavior or violence.
Eligibility Requirements
Open to public and not-for-profit entities providing community-based violence prevention and intervention services in Illinois. This NOFO will not be open to Cure Violence/CeaseFire (University of Illinois at Chicago) and its sub-grantees for similar activities for the same population because they received a separate state SFY18 appropriation for this purpose.
Eligible Applicants
Nonprofit Organizations;
Post Assistance Requirements
Quarterly and/or monthly data and fiscal reports.
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2020 : $9,500,000
Federal Funding
None
Notice of Funding Opportunities
None
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
172008 SWIllinois Association of Juvenile Justice Councils07/01/201906/30/2020929,606
172006 STBGary Comer Youth Center, Inc.07/01/201906/30/2020807,505
172002 STBBright Star Community Outreach07/01/201906/30/2020690,921
172017 SWUNIVERSAL FAMILY CONNECTION, INC.07/01/201906/30/2020682,382
172007 STBHeartland Alliance07/01/201906/30/2020659,942