Applications open for South Bend Alive grant program

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Applications are now open for the South Bend Alive grant program, an initiative that helps fund organizations that work to reduce violence in the community.

This is the second year the Alive Grant program is supporting local organizations that provide opportunity, mentorship, and engagement activities for the area’s youth.

This year, grants will range from $15,000 to $25,000 to each awarded organization, the City of South Bend said.

“We must work together as a community to create opportunities, empower our youth, and reduce gun violence in our city,” said Mayor James Mueller. “This program will continue to uplift community partners who positively impact the lives of our young residents who need our support.”

Applications are open from now until December 2, 2021.

Applicants need to complete the grant application here and email application materials to alive@southbendin.gov.

The winners of the grant awards will be announced on December 15.

The Office of Community Initiatives will be hosting two application help workshops for interested applicants on the following days:

  • Tuesday, November 9th, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    • Technology Resource Center
    • 1165 Franklin St, South Bend, IN  46601
  • Wednesday, November 17th, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    • Virtual Microsoft Teams Call
    • Link will be posted here

Click here to learn more about the South Bend Alive grant program.

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