Youth Violence Prevention Mini-Grants

Since 2012, Youth Violence Prevention Mini-Grant funds have been available as a component of the Hampton Youth Violence Prevention initiative to support community based grassroots programs that address youth violence. Currently, the Youth Violence Prevention Mini-Grant Fund Program offers funding for projects that support the work of groups to implement collaborative efforts to provide positive activities, services and programs for youth in the City of Hampton (City).

Eligible Applicants


Eligible applicants, under this solicitation, include grassroots organizations, community-based organizations, or neighborhood groups. This solicitation is not open to local governmental agencies, schools, or fee for service based businesses. Review our general grant policies document for more information.

Reporting Requirements


Applicants who are awarded grant funds must comply with reporting expectations to include financial reports, progress reports and a project completion report. Guidelines will be provided.
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  1. Players, coaches, parents and advocates wanted to join Hampton Hoops this summer

    March 20, 2018 - Hampton Hoops, a free, five week, summer basketball league, is looking for players, coaches and other volunteers.
  2. Urgency of Now, addressing concerns about youth violence, set for March 20

    Feb. 16, 2018 - Urgency of Now, or RuON, an annual event that addresses concerns about increased violence among youth and young adults, will be held this year at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Drive, on Tuesday, March 20. Read on...
  3. Contest encourages young people to create videos that will help stop the violence in city

    Feb. 12, 2018 - Can you or someone you know create a winning video against violence? “Don’t Sit in Silence, Stop the Violence” is the name of a contest for high school students in Hampton and Newport News that began Monday, Feb. 12. Read on...