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Making Peace: New Grant Dollars Flow to Stem Urban Violence

Post date: 
July 31st, 2017
Article Type: 
External News Article
Article Topic: 
Grantmakers

Recent years have seen a stirring of hope among funders and nonprofits working to reduce the carnage from guns in America, which claims some 35,000 lives annually. New strategies and new funding streams, most notably from Michael Bloomberg, have created a new sense of momentum on an issue that's long frustrated advocates. Although the prospect of tougher federal laws is dimmer than usual, the gun safety movement—and the dedicated cadre of funders that support it—has pushing progress forward at the state and local levels, as we reported last month.

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https://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2017/7/25/gun-violence-grants-chicago-google

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