South Bend is launching the Alive Grant Program

NOW: South Bend is launching the Alive Grant Program

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The City of South Bend is launching the Alive Grant program that will award funding to organizations working to reduce violence in the community.

The grant ranges from $5,000 to $25,000.

The office of Community Initiatives is looking to fund programs that are providing mentorship for young people.

They are also looking for programs that help connect youth with employment training and opportunities, and conducting community outreach and youth engagement activities.

“We want to partner with our community to make South Bend a safe, healthy, and hopeful city. The goal of this program is to engage our community members to keep our young people alive and free,” said Moe Scott, The director of Community Initiatives.

The deadline for the application is November 16.

The two information sessions for prospective applicants are:

  • Wednesday, September 23, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Charles Black Community Center.
  • Wednesday, September 30, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center.

For more information and where to apply visit their website.

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