Acclivus, Inc., a violence prevention organization employing credible messengers, developing their brand with public relations and marketing firm, Weber Shandwick

Community violence prevention grants


Investments to date

Interrupting violence at crisis points for victims and their family/community members

Grantee: Acclivus

Project: Hospital response program that tracks outcomes in a city-wide, centralized database.

Amount: $972,710

Providing multidisciplinary team support to victims of violence during admission and post-discharge

Grantee: University of Chicago Medical Center

Project: Integrated Hospital-Based Violence Recovery Program (VRP)

Amount: $214,571

Using street outreach to reduce homicides and shootings in Chicago communities most affected by gun violence

Grantee: Metropolitan Family Services

Project: Communities Partnering for Peace

Amount: $150,000