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Community-based efforts to reduce gun violence launched in four cities | Philanthropy News Digest

With the goal of strengthening local community violence intervention (CVI) ecosystems, CAPS will support community-based efforts tailored to each city, with recommendations ranging from training for service providers of gun violence reduction strategies, to multiyear investments in CVI organizations to measure the impact in the selected neighborhoods, to improving cognitive behavioral therapy groups and securing funding for hospital-based violence intervention programs. In addition, the coalition has established the CAPS Local Capacity Building Fund, which will award up to $500,000 per jurisdiction in mini-grants to bolster existing community violence prevention strategies and boost technical capacity.

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