POL Government Special Projects Youth Violence Prevention Grant Information
Supporting Grant Programs - as a Stakeholder

Neighborhood Crime Reduction Program, Court Bench Probation Project.  Grant management is maintained by the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office.  Involved stakeholder services: Multnomah County Adult Court, District Attorney's Office, Office of Youth Violence Prevention, 11-45 Community Organization and volunteer community leaders.  The program provides gang involved low level criminal offenders a single meeting with selected community leaders as a condition of probation.  The purpose of the project is to offer offenders access to social service, employment and education opportunities as well as mentorship.  Grant funding is not available.

The Street Level Gang Outreach Grant Program, established in 2009 based upon best practice models offered by the US Bureau of Justice Administration: Boston Streetwork Program and Chicago Ceasefire Program. 

Grant funding is currently active and all Grantee positions are filled.


Gang Impacted Family Team (GIFT) Coordinator Grant, established in 2013 based upon best practice model: The Cincinatti Initiative to Reduce Violence (CIRV). Funding for this program is supplied through a Title II Formula Grant, awarded by the US Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, to the State Youth Development Council.


Grant funding is currently active and the single Grantee position is filled.


The Office of Youth Violence Prevention has offered a number of small grants in past years for programs and or projects providing services to gang affected youth and their families within Portland.  Please feel free to call us at (503) 823-4180 to showcase your program.  Please note that funding may not be immediately available. 

Grant Fund Information

Please continue to check this site for future grant fund opportunities for the enhancement of services available to at-risk and gang affected youth.