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This city will give nonprofits money for youth violence prevention programs

HAMPTON — Nonprofit organizations can apply for the city’s Youth Violence Prevention Mini Grant Program until Feb. 12.

To be eligible, the nonprofit must be a 501(c)(3) organization and not affiliated with political or religious groups. Apply here.

According to the city’s announcement, nonprofits can receive up to $20,000 for the programs which must address trauma, conflict resolution, employment preparation, re-entry into society and improving outcomes for black males. Read more about the grant criteria here.

The city has awarded grants to various organizations including grassroots, community-based and neighborhood groups since 2012.

Questions? Attend the information session at the Office of Youth and Young Adult Activities, 100 Old Hampton Lane on Jan. 16 from 5:30 6:30 p.m. Call 757-727-1300 for information.

Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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