Department of Violence Prevention Notification of Funding Opportunity

Department of Violence Prevention

Mini-Grant Opportunity

The Department of Violence Prevention (DVP) for the City of Oakland is proud to announce the 2020-21 Violence Prevention Mini-Grants funding opportunity, in partnership with Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth (RJOY), Urban Peace Movement (UPM), Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice (CURYJ), Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS), and Roots Community Health Center (Roots). 

Approximately $400,000 in Mini-Grant funding from the City of Oakland will be issued through the DVP’s Community Healing partner agencies. Mini-Grants of up to $10,000 for small nonprofit organizations (with an annual budget of less than $500,000) and up to $5,000 for individuals (with an identified fiscal sponsor) will be awarded. 

Application Due: Sunday, October 18, 2020, at 11:59 pm

Information Sessions:
Thursday, October 8, 2020
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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Meeting ID: 832 1552 3231
Passcode: 069366

Friday, October 9, 2020
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Meeting ID: 851 0966 8609
Passcode: 133804

Helpful Resources

Mini-Grant Budget Tips and Tricks 

Mini-Grant FAQs

Mini-Grant Mock Application


Application Due: Sunday, October 18, 2020, at 11:59 pm

Review and Download Application HERE

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